Pierluigi Paganini February 11, 2020
The Altsbit exchange will exit in May following a hack

The Italy-based cryptocurrency exchange Altsbit announced that it has suffered a security breach that led to the theft of its customer’s funds. Crypto-currency exchange Altsbit recently disclosed a security breach, the company claimed that hackers have stolen almost all its customers’ deposits.  The Italian cryptocurrency trading firm disclosed the incident on February 5, only a “small […]

Pierluigi Paganini May 18, 2018
Satori Botnet is targeting exposed Ethereum mining pools running the Claymore mining software

While a new variant of the dreaded Mirai botnet, so-called Wicked Mirai, emerged in the wild the operators of the Mirai Satori botnet appear very active. Experts observed hackers using the Satori botnet to mass-scan the Internet for exposed Ethereum mining pools, they are scanning for devices with port 3333 exposed online. The port 3333 is a port […]

Pierluigi Paganini February 04, 2018
More than 1 million worth of ETH stolen from Bee Token ICO Participants with phishing emails

Participants to the Bee Token ICO were robbed for 100s of ETH, scammers sent out a phishing email stating that the ICO was now open, followed by an Ethereum address they controlled. Another day, another incident involving cryptocurrencies, hundreds of users fell victims to email scams in the last days. The victims were tricked by […]