A malicious hacking tactic where a person’s mobile phone SIM is swapped and their number temporarily used to access online services.
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2016 Bitcoin and Altcoin Hacks [Part 8]
This article is part of our complete guide to Bitcoin and altcoin hacks. Here we cover Bitcoin and altcoin security incidents from the year 2016.
In May 2016 an att...
2014 Bitcoin and Altcoin Hacks [Part 6]
This article is part of our complete guide to Bitcoin and altcoin hacks. Here we cover Bitcoin and altcoin security incidents from the year 2014. MintPal In July 2014 Mintpal, a popular altcoin exchange at the time, got hacked and over 10,000 BTC worth of VeriCoin was stolen. Later that year over 3,700 BTC also […]
2012 Bitcoin and Altcoin Hacks [Part 4]
This article is part of our complete guide to Bitcoin and altcoin hacks. Here we cover Bitcoin and altcoin security incidents from the year 2012. Bitcoinica / Linode Hack Bitcoinica was hacked twice in 2012, which led them to shut down shortly after the 2nd heist. In March 2012 Bitcoinica reported that 18,547 BTC had […]
Opinion: Tether is likely backed by Bitcoin U$ equivalents, not by cash US Dollars [June 2018]
A lot of the controversy surrounding the Tether cryptocurrency seems to focus on whether it is fully backed by US Dollar funds or not. Several relevant questions have been posed in this respect, such as why investors would keep U$ 2.5 billion (as of May 2018) in cash deposited as reserves for Tether, with little […]
Who is Erik Voorhees? What is Erik Voorhees’ net worth?
Erik Voorhees (born 1985) is the founder and CEO of ShapeShift.io – an innovative and pioneering cryptocurrency exchange which allowed anonymous users to instantly exchange several pairs of cryptocurrencies. ShapeShift.io On ShapeShift’s original interface, users would automatically receive unique single-use deposit addresses. Cryptocurrency sent to that unique address would be automatically converted to another chosen […]
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One of the largest cryptocurrency exchanges. Has close ties to the Tether stablecoin cryptocurrency.
Bo Shen is a cryptocurrency investors who had his cryptocurrency accounts hacked in 2016
Gatecoin is a former cryptocurrency exchange, which shut down in 2019
Technological exploits, legal or not. In the context of cryptocurrencies, hacks are often related to exchange and wallet intrusions.
Monero is a privacy centric cryptocurrency