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The U.S. government is circulating a questionnaire for EtherDelta hack victims

The U.S. government is circulating a questionnaire for EtherDelta hack victims

The U.S. Attorney General and Secret Service have put out a request for information from victims of the 2017 EtherDelta hack.  The U.S. attorney’s office for the Northern District of California indicted Elliot Gunton and Anthony Tyler Nashatka for the hack in August of 2019. The two allegedly modified the Ethereum-based exchange’s domain name system …

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Decentralized Governance in the Wild – Lessons From the KuCoin Hack

Decentralized Governance in the Wild – Lessons From the KuCoin Hack

Blockchain-based networks provide a unique and unprecedented opportunity to experiment with new forms of organization – both organization of information and software processes as well as governing human action. But nobody ever said creating new forms of organization would be easy, or glitch-free. When a group of enthusiastic entrepreneurs or developers design a new blockchain-based …

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CoinDesk's Twitter Hack Proved the Media Can't Rely on Web 2.0

CoinDesk’s Twitter Hack Proved the Media Can’t Rely on Web 2.0

A rundown from one of CoinDesk’s editorial Slack channels during an action-packed hour on Wednesday last week reads like a high-pace drama.  It tells the tale of a news team going through a process of incremental information discovery.  First, there’s the realization that a big story – a massive hack on Twitter – is developing. …

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Elliptic says 22% of bitcoins from Twitter hack were likely sent to a Wasabi Wallet address for mixing

Elliptic says 22% of bitcoins from Twitter hack were likely sent to a Wasabi Wallet address for mixing

Blockchain analysis company Elliptic released a report today saying 2.89 bitcoins were sent to an address it believes to be a part of a Wasabi Wallet.  According to the report, the funds, which account for 22% of the funds obtained by the Twitter hacker, were sent to a Wasabi Wallet address late Thursday night. Elliptic …

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AT&T Files for Dismissal in $24M Phone Hack Case, Claims Crypto Exec Didn't Read T&Cs

AT&T Files for Dismissal in $24M Phone Hack Case, Claims Crypto Exec Didn’t Read T&Cs

U.S. mobile operator AT&T hopes to dismiss crypto investor Mike Terpin’s amended case over a SIM-swap hack, claiming he had not read the firm’s terms and conditions. AT&T’s attorneys took issue with three parts of the second amended complaint and his request for millions in punitive damages, arguing they showed the plaintiff was himself mostly …

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