North Korea Slams US, UN for ‘Nasty’ $2 Billion Bitcoin Theft Rumor

North Korea Slams US, UN for ‘Nasty’ $2 Billion Bitcoin Theft Rumor

TwitterFacebookLinkedInReddit North Korea’s state press has hit back at a UN report accusing Kim Jong Un’s regime of stealing billions from banks and crypto exchanges to fund its nuclear program. | Source: ShutterstockBy CCN Markets: North Korea (DPRK) is sniffing out angry flames after getting accused of siphoning $2 billion from banks and bitcoin exchanges.The…

Scary Monero Flaw Patched to Kill Crypto Exchange Theft Threat

Scary Monero Flaw Patched to Kill Crypto Exchange Theft Threat

Monero developers have revealed nine security flaws, and one of them can be exploited to steal XMR from cryptocurrency exchanges.Two critical Monero bugs discovered“By mining a specially crafted block, that still passes daemon verification an attacker can create a miner transaction that appears to the wallet to include sum of XMR picked by the attacker.…

China Throws Bitcoin-Mining Grandma in Jail for Electricity Theft

China Throws Bitcoin-Mining Grandma in Jail for Electricity Theft

TweetShareBy CCN: Chinese authorities sentenced a 61-year-old grandmother to four months in jail for stealing electricity while mining bitcoin. Qiuping Tang was also fined 10,000 yuan (about $1,500) for electricity theft.A federal court in the Hebei Province of China made the decision pursuant to a lawsuit filed by the Tangshan Power Supply Company, Chinese media…

Call of Duty Players Linked to $3 million Cryptocurrency Theft

Call of Duty Players Linked to $3 million Cryptocurrency Theft

Advertisement A gang of Call of Duty players is suspected of masterminding a plan to steal more than $3 million in cryptocurrency. Citing unsealed court documents, the Chicago Sun-Times reports that the group — which includes a Dolton, IL man and a man from Bloomington, IL — is alleged to have hacked into cryptocurrency wallets…

Oklahoma Duo Arrested for $14 Million Cryptocurrency Theft

Oklahoma Duo Arrested for $14 Million Cryptocurrency Theft

Advertisement Oklahoma police have arrested two men who reportedly stole millions of dollars from a California-based cryptocurrency company, local media reported. Fletcher Robert Childers, 23, and Joseph Harris, 21, of Missouri, were arrested on suspicion of grand theft, a first-degree felony, and identity theft, a Class C misdemeanor. If charged for both, the duo could…

Bitcoin Investor Sues AT&T for $224 Million after Mobile-Linked Theft

Bitcoin Investor Sues AT&T for $224 Million after Mobile-Linked Theft

Advertisement A bitcoin investor has sued telecommunications giant AT&T for $224 million after losing millions of dollars worth of cryptocurrency in a theft that he says is the cellular service provider’s fault. According to CNBC, California resident Michael Terpin has filed a 69-page complaint against AT&T in U.S. District Court in Los Angeles, in which…