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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
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
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.
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
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.
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
$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
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.
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