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Cryptopia Announces 9.4% of Holdings Stolen in Hack

Cryptopia, the now-infamous New Zealand cryptocurrency exchange has finally disclosed the total losses incurred from the recent hack. Their worst-case calculation amounts to 9.4% of their total holdings stolen. In a Tweet earlier this week, Cryptopia stated: Cryptopia have been working with the New Zealand Police since the breach was discovered, and have only recently […]

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Cryptopia Hack Totals $16 Million

A report by Elementus provides further insight into the losses from the recent Cryptopia hack. Losses are now thought to be in region of $16 million. The hack included the theft of Ethereum (ETH) and ERC20 tokens. As the hack was carried out over a long period of time, multiple accounts and laundered through various […]

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Cryptopia Hack: At Least $3.6 Million Lost

Cryptopia is the latest exchange to be hacked, losing at least $3.6 million in cryptocurrency on 14th January 2019. In a statement acknowledging the breach, Cryptopia staff have handed investigations over to the local authorities. In the meantime, the site has been taken offline, into maintenance mode. Understandably for some, this is a tense moment. […]

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Ethereum Classic Under 51% Attack, Possible Double Spends of $1.1M

Coinbase has released a story stating that Ethereum Classic (ETC) is under 51% attack and that blockchain reorganisation and double spending had taken place multiple times recently. Initially to the tune of $460K, the figure has now increased to a possible $1.1M of double-spent ETC. Ethereum Classic (ETC) initially responded with scepticism and at one point put […]

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Pigeoncoin Exploited with Bitcoin Bug: 235m Coins Created

Pigeoncoin has released a fix after discovering someone had exploited their Bitcoin-based blockchain, creating 235 million Pigeoncoins in the double-spend attack. All exchanges and nodes need to upgrade immediately. The attack amounted to about $15,000 worth of coins being created. It was only a matter of time before the plethora of Bitcoin-based cryptocurrencies come under […]

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