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Crypto Hacks: Hackers Stolen $3.2 Million in Tokens From Cryptopia Hack

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$3.2 million in tokens stolen from New Zealand-based cryptocurrency exchange Cryptopia have been sold on liquidated on major cryptocurrency exchanges. The hack, which is apparently the first significant security break of 2019, was declared by the platform on Jan. 15. The exchange said that the hack happened on Jan. 14. Cryptopia …

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SEC Charges Ether Delta Founder With Operating an Unregistered Exchange

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  According to the SEC’s order, EtherDelta is an online platform for secondary market trading of ERC20 tokens, a type of blockchain-based token commonly issued in Initial Coin Offerings (ICOs). The order found that Coburn caused EtherDelta to operate as an unregistered national securities exchange. According to the regulator, EtherDelta founder Coburn …

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North Korea-Sponsored Hacks Comprise 65 Percent of Total Crypto Stolen

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Out of fourteen separate exchange breaches, five have been attributed to the group, among them the industry record-breaking $532 million NEM hack of Japan’s Coincheck this January. The report, dedicated to hacks in 2017 and 2018, identifies the allegedly state-sponsored hacker group Lazarus as responsible for $571 million of the $882 million total in crypto that …

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