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The Bee Token Crowdsale Stung by $400k Phishing Scam

The Bee Token, 2018’s most eagerly anticipated and oversubscribed ICO, has had a disastrous start to its crowdsale. Over 100,000 people had applied to be whitelisted, and the anticipation in the group’s Telegram channel was palpable. The moment...

Bungling Bitcoin Thieves Foiled by Quick-Witted Trader

Last week mainstream media reported on Britain’s first armed bitcoin robbery. Thieves were said to have broken into the home of high profile trader Danny Aston, tied up his girlfriend, and forced him to transfer his vast cryptocurrency...

Coincheck Faces Pressing Questions in the Wake of the World’s Biggest Hack

It was, by any reckoning, a huge haul. Between $400 million and $534 million dollars of NEM stolen, depending on whether you go on its value at the time or once the market had reacted to the news....