It is no secret that Opera became the first mainstream browser to include native Ethereum support on its mobile browser. Now, one of the most widely recognized browsers has announced the availability of the feature on desktop. As such, users will be exposed to the realm of cryptocurrency and decentralized applications.
According to local news reports, the Turkish National Police’s Cybercrime Department arrested 11 people who are suspected of having masterminded the hack attack that broken into cryptocurrency wallets as well as Bitcoin accounts. This attack cost its victims more than $80,000 in losses.
The latest news on cryptocurrency suggests that a group of Internet hackers have pilfered $882 million of digital currency from crypto exchanges, an exploit that started since last year. Apparently, one group in particular has netted roughly half that amount. It was reportedly the North Korean hacking group called Lazarus, which is responsible for stealing $571 million through an analysis of 14 different attacks.
A little known cryptocurrency project called Spectre, which has a market capitalization of $5.7 million and whose two tokens (spectre and xspec) figure in the 500s in Coinmarketcap’s ranking of cryptocurrencies, may soon hit the spotlight as it is focusing on developing a completely private proof-of-stake.
In the latest cryptocurrency news, the initial coin offering (ICO) support platform called KickICO has recently lost $7.7 million in KICK tokens. This happened following a hack which surfaced in the past few days. Subsequently, this forced the platform to move forward with a refund.