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How Hard Is It to Brute Force a Bitcoin Private Key?

How Hard Is It to Brute Force a Bitcoin Private Key?

A brute force attack on a Bitcoin private key is, in theory, much like a brute force attack on any…
Dave Portnoy Reveals Lost Hardware Wallet Worth $50,000 in Bitcoin

Dave Portnoy Reveals Lost Hardware Wallet Worth $50,000 in Bitcoin

Barstool Sports founder Dave Portnoy lost $50,000 worth of bitcoin in 2017 when he misplaced a keychain hardware wallet with…
Ransomware Group “REvil” Pledges $1 Million in Bitcoin to Hire More Hackers

Ransomware Group “REvil” Pledges $1 Million in Bitcoin to Hire More Hackers

Sodinokibi, a private ransomware operation also known as the REvil Ransomware has deposited 99 Bitcoin (appr $1 million) in a…
JUST IN: KuCoin Hackers Have Sent Two Messages in Vanity Addresses. U.Today Decoded Them

JUST IN: KuCoin Hackers Have Sent Two Messages in Vanity Addresses. U.Today Decoded Them

The vanity addresses feature in the Bitcoin (BTC) network allows users to customize the public (visible) key of a user’s wallet.…
Attacks on exchanges, KuCoin and TrustSwap hit

Attacks on exchanges, KuCoin and TrustSwap hit

Over the weekend, attacks were carried out both on a centralized exchange (CEX), KuCoin, and on a decentralized exchange (DEX),…
Kucoin Hacker Leverages Uniswap to Dump Vast Number of ERC20 Tokens

Kucoin Hacker Leverages Uniswap to Dump Vast Number of ERC20 Tokens

Kucoin Hacker Leverages Uniswap to Dump Vast Number of ERC20 Tokens Since the recent Kucoin hack, the crypto community has…
Opinion: Amid KuCoin’s $150M Hack, Crypto Is Not Yet Ready For Fully Decentralized Systems

Opinion: Amid KuCoin’s $150M Hack, Crypto Is Not Yet Ready For Fully Decentralized Systems

A few hours ago, the Asian exchange KuCoin announced that it suffered a hack that caused millions of dollars in…
Cryptojacking: A Rising Threat to All Internet Users

Cryptojacking: A Rising Threat to All Internet Users

Cryptojacking: A Rising Threat to All Internet Users The cryptocurrency revolution steadily marches on. While it has yet to completely…
Disgruntled Woman Falls for Darkweb Hitman Bitcoin Scam

Disgruntled Woman Falls for Darkweb Hitman Bitcoin Scam

Kristy Lynn Felkins, a 36-year-old woman from the state of Nevada, is facing 10 years in prison after a failed…
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