Category: Investigation

BlockFi confirms unauthorized access to client data hosted on Hubspot

BlockFi confirms unauthorized access to client data hosted on Hubspot

As a third-party vendor for BlockFi, Hubspot stored user data such as names, email addresses and phone numbers, which has been historically used for conducting phishing attacks. 4572 Total views 70 Total shares New Jersey-based crypto financial institution BlockFi confirmed a data breach incident via one of its third-party vendors, Hubspot. BlockFi’s proactive warning about […]

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SEC investigating NFT market over potential securities violations: Reports

SEC investigating NFT market over potential securities violations: Reports

NFT creators and marketplaces have been targeted by the SEC for conducting illegal activity in a new wave of regulatory action against unregistered securities. 1001 Total views 31 Total shares The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), led by crypto-skeptical Chairman Gary Gensler, is reportedly investigating NFT creators and marketplaces for securities violations, according to […]

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Reuters: Binance was withholding information from regulators, repeatedly shunned own compliance department

Reuters: Binance was withholding information from regulators, repeatedly shunned own compliance department

According to the investigation, the world’s largest crypto exchange pursued growth while dodging regulatory scrutiny. 1016 Total views 30 Total shares In a report published on Friday, Reuters laid out the findings of its investigation into the regulatory compliance practices of Binance, the world’s largest cryptocurrency exchange by trading volume. The authors suggest the existence […]

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NCFTA onboards crypto exchange Binance to fight against cybercrime

NCFTA onboards crypto exchange Binance to fight against cybercrime

By partnering with Binance, the NCFTA aims to tackle international cybersecurity investigations by co-sharing threat intelligence. 1726 Total views 29 Total shares The National Cyber-Forensics and Training Alliance (NCFTA), an American non-profit, onboarded its first crypto firm, Binance, to aid their ongoing battle against cybercrimes.  Founded in 2002, the NCFTA partners with law enforcement and […]

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CoinMarketCap hack reportedly leaks 3.1 million user email addresses

CoinMarketCap hack reportedly leaks 3.1 million user email addresses

3.1 million email addresses linked to CoinMarketCap accounts were reportedly being traded on hacking forums, according to Have I Been Pwned. 9971 Total views 54 Total shares CoinMarketCap, a price-tracking website for cryptocurrencies, has reportedly fallen victim to a hack that leaked 3.1 million (3,117,548) user email addresses.  The information came into light after the […]

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SEC reportedly investigates decentralized exchange Uniswap

SEC reportedly investigates decentralized exchange Uniswap

Enforcement attorneys are reportedly looking for information about Uniswap’s marketing and investor services. 12700 Total views 191 Total shares The United States Securities and Exchange Commission is reportedly investigating the startup behind the world’s largest decentralized cryptocurrency exchange, Uniswap. The U.S. securities regulator has initiated a probe into Uniswap’s main developer, Uniswap Labs, the Wall […]

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Turkish crypto exchange halts trading amid reports of police raid

Turkish crypto exchange halts trading amid reports of police raid

Thodex has gone silent since announcing a halt in trading and withdrawals. 6524 Total views 27 Total shares Major Turkish cryptocurrency exchange Thodex has abruptly halted trading and withdrawals amid reports of police raids, Cointelegraph Turkey reported on Thursday. Thodex posted an official announcement on Twitter on Thursday, informing users that it has halted transactions for […]

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