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New Report: $2.5 Million Ethereum Fee is Neither Fat Fingers nor Money Laundering

The two Ethereum transactions where senders paid millions of dollars in fees for transactions worth as little as $130 are widely believed to be blackmail. According to research from analytics company PeckShield, the hackers were reportedly blackmailing…
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Chainalysis Report: Two Groups Responsible for Most Publicly Reported Hacks

Two “prominent professional hacking groups” are responsible for the majority of publicly reported hacks of cryptocurrency exchanges and other cryptocurrency organizations, concludes a report published by blockchain data analytics firm Chainalysis…
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2018: A Record-Breaking Year for Crypto Exchange Hacks

Eric Larcheveque is the CEO of Ledger, a leader in security and infrastructure solutions for cryptocurrencies and blockchain applications since 2014. The following is an exclusive contribution to CoinDesk’s 2018 Year in Review.  2018 was…
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Japan Sees Rising Crypto Theft, $540 Million Stolen in First Six Months of 2018

Japan, often fondly referred to as the ‘Land of the Rising Sun’ has this year increasingly become the ‘Land of rising crypto theft,’ with a new report suggesting that the yen equivalent of $540 million has been stolen…