Phishing Attack on Electrum Wallet Nets Hacker Almost $1 Million in Hours: Report

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A reportedly ongoing hack against cryptocurrency wallet Electrum has seen a malicious party steal almost 250 Bitcoin (BTC) (about $937,000), commentators reported on social media Dec. 27. Subsequently confirmed by Electrum itself, the...

Whitfield Diffie Talks Cryptography ‘Resurgence’ and Blockchain

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“This is very fulfilling because when you thought the subject must have run its course, it flares up again.” Those words, from cryptography legend...

Hacker backdoors popular JavaScript library to steal Bitcoin funds

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A hacker has gained (legitimate) access to a popular JavaScript library and has injected malicious code that steals Bitcoin and Bitcoin Cash funds stored...

Bitcoin Didn’t Die 323 Times. Just Twice.

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There’s an interesting web page called “Bitcoin Obituaries” which says that Bitcoin has died 323 times. The idea is that each time someone claims Bitcoin is...

When the Fork Forks: What You Need to Know as Bitcoin Cash Goes to...

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Around 16:40 UTC tomorrow, November 15, 2018, the Bitcoin Cash network is set to undergo another hard fork upgrade. But contention about this upgrade...

South Korean Bithumb Exchange Loses $30M in Latest Cryptocurrency Hack

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Hackers have reportedly made away with cryptocurrencies worth $30 million from Bithumb, South Korea's leading exchange, according to reports from a blog update. The exchange...

Google and Bing Help Hackers to Steal Your Crypto

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Crypto Disrupt has previously reported that Google was responsible for the Binance exchange API hack by presenting the phishing site at the top of...

Bitcoin Cash (BCH) Hard Fork May 15,2018 Details & Action Plan Guide

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Bitcoin Cash, the world’s fourth-largest cryptocurrency by market cap, is preparing for a hard fork on May 15. The cryptocurrency famously launched with a hard fork in...

‘Satoshi’ Craig Wright Is Being Sued for $10 Billion

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Craig Wright, the nChain chief scientist who previously claimed to be the pseudonymous bitcoin creator Satoshi Nakamoto, is being sued for a whopping $10...

$3.5 Million in Bitcoin Missing From India’s Coinsecure Exchange

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$3.5 Million in Bitcoin Missing From India’s Coinsecure Exchange In what may be the biggest virtual currency exchange heist in India to date, 438 bitcoin...

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