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News Roundup: Environmental Activism In The Cryptocurrency Space

Environmental activism in crypto, botnet mining through malaware and other interesting stories that made the headlines this week on our news roundup

December 19, 2019 — Bitcoin Chaser

Binance Hacked, 7,000 BTC Lost

Another day, another hack. Binance was, until today, probably the most resilient cryptocurrency exchange out there, but their security was eventually breached

May 8, 2019 — Bitcoin Chaser

KICKICO Another Smart Contract Hacking Scandal

Hackers were able to gain access to KICKICO’s smart contracts, stealing around $7.7 million. We look at how this could happen and what it means for the wider blockchain community.

August 2, 2018 — Jen van Lier

Bancor Hack Reveals Dubious Claims

When a project raises over $150 million USD on an ICO that purportedly creates a “smart token” which ends up being a “decentralized exchange” then the very least the team can do is make sure they keep hackers away from user’s funds

July 11, 2018 — Jen van Lier

Bitcoin Gold Hack Prompts Hard Fork

In May, one of the largest attacks on a blockchain took place when the Bitcoin Gold blockchain was hacked. This attack not only undermined the security of the blockchain but also brought about a hard fork.

July 5, 2018 — Julia Cook

Bithumb Reveals Scope Of Loss & Compensation Details

Compensation provides hope to Bithumb users who bore the brunt of the hack this past week. The scope of the heist and the compensation plan re quite revealing

June 29, 2018 — Tabassum Naiz

$32 Million USD Lost In Bithumb Hack

No matter how many times exchanges are hacked, it seems no one learns the lesson. This time hackers got away with $32 million USD worth of coins from Bithumb. The exchange will foot the bill this time around

June 20, 2018 — Tabassum Naiz

Coinrail Hack Pushes Bitcoin Prices over the Edge

Bitcoin was toying with a downturn for a couple of weeks before news of the Coinrail hack took hold of the space on Sunday.

June 12, 2018 — Steven Gleiser

Indian exchange Coinsecure’s funds hacked

Exchanges get hacked all the time, that why people should always hold their own private keys. Nevertheless, it seems that in the case of India’s Coinsecure, it might have been an inside job, adding insult to injury

April 13, 2018 — Priyab

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