Wednesday, 7th December 2022

Collapsed crypto platform FTX probes $500 million hack

15 November 2022   |   10:26 am
The troubled platform's new CEO said it was hit by "unauthorized transactions," fueling rumors of a cyberattack or insider theft. FTX filed for bankruptcy protection after a crypto equivalent of a bank run.


16 Mar 2017
The U.S. government accused Russia of directing some of the world’s most notorious cyber criminals to break into computer systems, namely half-billion accounts at Yahoo, in a broad scheme that married illicit profits and intelligence gathering.
9 Aug 2017
Kenya's opposition leader Raila Odinga said hackers broke into the election commission's database overnight leading to what he called massive electoral fraud.
27 Sep 2017
Equifax Inc. announced that Chief Executive Officer Richard Smith resigned following the theft of private data from 143 million Americans.
6 Oct 2018
Samm Sacks, Center for Strategic and International Studies senior fellow for tech policy, and Bloomberg's Jordan Robertson discuss the Bloomberg Businessweek investigation that showed Chinese hackers implanted tiny microchips on servers that made their way into U.S. data centers.
5 Jan 2019
The data breach that affected lawmakers from across Germany's spectrum was the latest in a string of prominent cyberattacks around the world. DW takes a look at six others that have made headlines.
7 Jan 2019
Police have raided the home of a 19-year-old man as part of the investigation into a data breach affecting German politicians. The teenager has said he had been in contact with the hacker responsible for some time.
11 Jan 2019
Germans are worried about the safety of their personal information, according to a new poll. The news comes on the heels of a major hack targeting prominent politicians and media figures in the country.
8 Oct 2019
Microsoft says Iran is trying to hack U.S. elections. John Hultquist, Fireeye director of intelligence analysis and Bloomberg's Alyza Sebenius discuss on "Bloomberg Technology."
7 Dec 2019
Cardi B is firing back at gossip linking her husband Offset to text messages with jailed rapper TEKASHI 6IX9INE's girlfriend, insisting her man's Instagram has been hacked.
22 Jul 2020
The FBI has launched in investigation after hackers hijacked a number of Twitter accounts in an apparent Bitcoin scam.
21 Dec 2020
Hackers were able to monitor internal emails at US federal departments, including the Treasury, for months. There is concern officials have only scratched the surface of understanding the hack's effects.
7 Jan 2021
The intelligence agencies issued a joint statement saying the hacking was for the purpose of "intelligence gathering," rather than an attempt to disrupt operations. President Trump had previously placed blame on China.