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Euler Finance falls victim to a flash loan attack

News | Cryptocurrencies | 14 Mar 2023

A hacker has exploited a bug in one of Euler Finance’s smart contracts and performed a flash loan attack that drained more than USD 196 million.

cybercrime, hacking, cryptocurrency, lending

White hat hacker exposes Tender.fi exploit

News | Digital Identity, Security & Online Fraud | 09 Mar 2023

DeFi lending platform Tender.fi has temporarily lost USD 1.59 million worth of assets due to a misconfiguration exploited by a white hat hacker.

cybersecurity, hacking, cryptocurrency, lending

Russia's VTB Bank targeted by a DDoS attack

News | Digital Identity, Security & Online Fraud | 07 Dec 2022

Russia-based VTB Bank has suffered the largest cyber-attack in its history and is having technical difficulties as a result.

hacking, banks, online security, data breaches

Elliptic launches new blockchain analytics solution

News | Cryptocurrencies | 12 Aug 2022

UK-based Elliptic, global player in crypto asset risk management, has launched a new solution for blockchain analytics, allowing crypto assets to be traced across all blockchains and assets concurrently.

cryptocurrency, fraud detection, fraud management, hacking, crypto asset

Magic Eden expands NFT marketplace to Ethereum

News | Cryptocurrencies | 03 Aug 2022

Magic Eden, the NFT marketplace, has announced it will add support for Ethereum starting August 2022. The platform previously announced it would explore multi-chain expansion in the coming months.

NFT, crypto, Ethereum, blockchain, hacking

Nomad token bridge hacked for over USD 190 mln

News | Cryptocurrencies | 02 Aug 2022

The Nomad token bridge has suffered a security exploit that hackers have used to systematically drain USD 190.7 million of the bridge’s funds over a long series of transactions.

hacking, fraud detection, online fraud, AML, cryptocurrency

Harmony's cross-chain bridge exploited for USD 100 mln

News | Digital Identity, Security & Online Fraud | 24 Jun 2022

The Horizon Bridge to the Harmony layer-1 blockchain has been exploited for USD 100 million in altcoins which are being swapped for Ether (ETH).

online fraud, cryptocurrency, blockchain, cybersecurity, hacking

OpenSea Discord server hacked for NFT scam

News | Cryptocurrencies | 10 May 2022

OpenSea's Discord has received an attack to promote a scam, according to tweets from individuals and security firm PeckShield, according to The Block.

hacking, phishing, cryptocurrency, NFT

OpenSea users suffer phishing attack

News | Digital Identity, Security & Online Fraud | 21 Feb 2022

NFT marketplace OpenSea has announced it is investigating a phishing attack that no longer appears to be active.

NFT, crypto, digital assets, hacking, fraud management

CYFIRMA launches DeFNCE app for user's safety

News | Digital Identity, Security & Online Fraud | 18 Feb 2022

Threat management company CYFIRMA has revealed its new mobile app, DeFNCE, designed to facilitate users acquire cyber safe habits.

product launch, cybercrime, fraud prevention, hacking, ransomware, malware

Bug helps hackers steal USD 1.4 mln on Multichain

News | Digital Identity, Security & Online Fraud | 20 Jan 2022

A bug in the Multichain Bridge Protocol has resulted in users losing over USD 1.4 million to hackers, with millions more potentially still at risk.

cryptocurrency, tokenization, online security, online fraud, hacking

Apple attended White House meeting on software security risks

News | Digital Identity, Security & Online Fraud | 14 Jan 2022

Apple has announced that it participated on a meeting at the White House, among other tech giants, to discuss cybersecurity and security threats posed by open-source software.

Apple, cybersecurity, hacking, malware, online security

Grim Finance hacked for crypto worth USD 30 mln

News | Cryptocurrencies | 20 Dec 2021

Grim Finance, a DeFi protocol, was hacked for USD 30 million worth of tokens on 18 December 2021, it confirmed, in an ‘advanced attack.’

online fraud, crypto, DeFi, hacking, digital assets

AscendEX hacked for USD 78 mln worth of crypto

News | Cryptocurrencies | 13 Dec 2021

Crypto exchange AscendEX, formerly known as BitMax, has been hacked for an estimated USD 77.7 million.

hacking, cybersecurity, digital assets, cryptocurrency

Bitmart crypto exchange hacked for USD 196 mln

News | Cryptocurrencies | 06 Dec 2021

Cryptocurrency exchange Bitmart has been hacked with losses estimated at USD 196 million in various cryptocurrencies.

cryptocurrency, hacking, online fraud, cryptocurrency exchange, Ethereum

CompoSecure releases Arculus solution to reduce fraud and online hacking

News | Digital Identity, Security & Online Fraud | 27 Oct 2021

US-based card manufacturer CompoSecure has launched Arculus, a business solution to protect customer data and prevent fraud.

fraud prevention, hacking, product launch, ecommerce, identity verification, cybersecurity

Japan's Liquid hit by USD 94 mln hack

News | Digital Identity, Security & Online Fraud | 19 Aug 2021

Japanese cryptocurrency exchange Liquid has announced it was hit by hackers in a theft estimated to top USD 94 million, in the latest targeting of a crypto platform.

cryptocurrency, hacking, online fraud, cryptocurrency exchange

DeFi platform Poly Network looses USD 600 mln to hackers

News | Cryptocurrencies | 11 Aug 2021

Poly Network, a decentralised finance platform, said it was hacked, losing an estimated USD 600 million according to reports of funds held in complicit wallets.

hacking, cryptocurrency, online fraud, blockchain, cryptocurrency exchange

Top 5 learnings from 2020's exceptional peak season

Voice of the Industry | Digital Identity, Security & Online Fraud | 01 Feb 2021

Mark Strachan, EMEA Managed Risk Principal at Cybersource, discusses the top 5 learnings from 2020's exceptional peak season, and considers what to look out for as we head into 2021

Mark Strachan, Cybersource, COVID-19, Brexit, fraud, cross-border, MOTO, PSD2, SCA, merchants, account takeover, authentication, phishing attacks, behavioural analytics, ecommerce, tokenization, ransomware, hacking, data privacy

Google sends over 1,000 warnings after seeing a resurgence in hacking, phishing

News | Digital Identity, Security & Online Fraud | 29 May 2020

Security experts at Alphabet Inc’s Google have sent 1,755 warnings in April to users whose accounts were targets of government-backed attackers.

Google, hacking, phishing, COVID-19, coronavirus, pandemic, fraud, financial services, hack-for-wire, threat analysis