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Hacker begins to send erratic messages with transactions

A hacker has returned assets to the Poly Network after they stole $611m of users’ funds in the biggest DeFi

August 11, 2021
$35m of assets stolen in Vee Finance exploit

Poly Network, a cross-chain protocol, has been attacked by a hacker who drained $611m (£441m) in the worst ever theft

August 10, 2021
The absence of spectators at Tokyo 2020 poses an extra cybersecurity threat, via more remote working and the possibility of ticket refund scams

The Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games, which officially begins today, isn’t going to look anything like the Olympic Games that have

July 23, 2021

A major server outage brought down thousands of websites across the UK, US and around the world, including HSBC, Barclays,

July 22, 2021

French President Emmanuel Macron called today for an investigation after it was reported that Morocco may have targeted his phone

July 21, 2021

Spanish police have arrested a 22-year-old British citizen in the southern city of Estepona for his alleged involvement in the

July 21, 2021

Politicians, journalists and human rights activists are believed to be targeted by Israeli spyware company NSO Group in the interest

July 20, 2021

China has denied US-led accusations of orchestrating a global cyber hacking campaign against tech giants including Microsoft. The US and

July 20, 2021

Human rights activists, journalists and lawyers have been targeted by spyware sold to authoritarian governments by the Israeli technology firm

July 19, 2021

Online fraud has risen by a third during the pandemic as almost all everyday activities went digital, according to a

July 15, 2021
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Websites run by REvil, a notorious Russia-linked ransomware gang, have disappeared from the internet, according to multiple media reports. On

July 14, 2021

The Met has seized a record £180m of cryptocurrency connected to the capital as it looks to crack down on

July 13, 2021

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