Tag: cryptocurrency

Hacker Who Stole $600M in Cryptocurrency Offered Job and Reward From the Company He Stole From
A week after a hacker perpetrated what many are calling the largest cryptocurrency heist in history, the hacker — who stole roughly $610 million worth of cryptocurrency — has been offered both a job and...
Police raided an industrial site that showed all the telltale signs of an illicit cannabis growthop. They found a Bitcoin mine stealing power from the electric grid in its place.
UK Police Raid Suspected Cannabis Grow-op, Find Bitcoin Mine Instead
UK Police made a shocking discovery during a raid of a suspected cannabis grow-op when they found a substantial Bitcoin mining operation instead of marijuana being illegally cultivated.  West Midlands Police executed a forced-entry raid...
An out of service bag covers a pump handle at a gas station May 12, 2021 in Fayetteville, North Carolina. Colonial Paid DarkSide 75 Bitcoin to recover its data.
Colonial Pays DarkSide 75 Bitcoin Ransom to Recover Data
The United States’ largest oil pipeline, Colonial Pipeline Co., reportedly paid hacker group DarkSide $4 to $5 million USD in cryptocurrency to remove the ransomware installed in its systems that led to a crippling of...