Man Who Accidentally Threw Out Bitcoin Fortune Offers $70M for Excavation Permission

By accident, a British man threw a hard drive with Bitcoin into the trash has offered the local government more than $70 million to dig up landfills for retrieval. IT employee James Howells got rid of the device containing 7,500 Bitcoins between June and August 2013. He originally mined the virtual currency four years earlier when its value was still low. But when a rally valued cryptocurrency and looked for it, he discovered that he had mistakenly dumped the hard…

Ledger Will Not Compensate Users Affected By Theft Of Personal Data

Ledger CEO Pascal Gauthier has revealed that the company will not provide any compensation to victims of the data hack. This comes after a major backlash from the crypto community on the wallet provider. Personal Information Of Ledger Users Published On The Web Ledger has been embroiled in controversy in recent days following user’s information on the internet. 272,853 physical addresses and phone numbers alongside a million email addresses from Ledger users were recently published on the web. This revelation…

Ledger Nano X – A Secure Hardware Wallet to Keep Your Crypto Safe

Ledger Wallets (Ledger Nano S and Ledger Nano X) have earned a reputation as one of the most secure ways to keep your crypto safe. These popular cryptocurrency hardware wallets feature a sleek design and interactive screen to simplify transactions. Today, Ledger is one of the most established brands available. As such, the company has millions of users worldwide. Benefits of the Ledger Nano X Wallet Ledger began building wallets to provide secure solutions for blockchain applications. The firm improves its…

Ledger Users Could Be at Risk of A New Phishing Scam

Ledger wallet holders target of a new email phishing scam that seeks to steal funds from their wallets. The mail was sent to users whose data were compromised in the Ledger data security breach in July. Phishing Scam Message Designed To Look Legitimate At first glance, the e-mail might look legitimate as the email address used this time, "[email protected]," looks fairly similar to Ledger. It states that the wallet platform had fallen victim to a cyber attack. We’ve got a…

Recent Ledger Leak Allegedly Links Affiliate DB Emails to a Phishing Scam

A new wave of phishing scams has been directed towards Ledger users who have been targeted by scammers. This latest scam attack targets users whose information was leaked following the breach that occurred on the Ledger database earlier in the year. The current phishing scam was discovered by a Reddit user with the moniker sue-ledger. According to the user, he was going through his spam mails, where he noticed a few Ledger phishing emails. On taking a closer look, he…

Beware: A Very Sophisticated Ledger Phishing Attack Going on

We've just come to know about a very sophisticated phishing attack targeting Ledger users. According to Twitter and Reddit users, a new scam email is going around with the address "[email protected]" The phishing attack is specifically targeting Ledger users using their name. Meaning the malicious actors behind this attack already have users' names on their record and email address. We've got a copy of this scam email, and here's how it looks like: Dear 'name', We are sorry to inform…

Looking for an XRP Wallet? Here are the Best Ripple (XRP) Wallets

The Rise of Ripple Ripple (XRP) is a cryptocurrency project created by Chris Larsen and Jed McCaleb under Ripple Labs. It was primarily built as a digital asset designed to overcome several international banking problems, cross-border payments, and sourcing liquidity. XRP has remained among the top 5 cryptocurrencies by market cap since 2017. The principal target audience of XRP is banks and payment providers, where the speedy settlement time can function as a liquidity source. This allows Ripple to tap…

KeepKey Review: Is KeepKey An Underrated Wallet in the Market Today?

If you are familiar with cryptocurrency hardware wallets, you have probably come across the KeepKey hardware wallet. KeepKey alongside TREZOR and Ledger make up the top 3 hardware wallets used to store private keys from the usual wallets or exchanges, thus preventing a remote attack intended to gain access to your digital coins.  KeepKey Overview KeepKey's wallet, developed by the KeepKey company, was launched in 2015. KeepKey company has its headquarters in the US and was acquired by Shapeshift in…

Ledger Wallet Seed Phrase Theft By a Malicious Chrome Extension

Ledger Live is a malicious Chrome extension that was discovered on the 5th of March 2020 by MyCrypto's Director of Security, Harry Denley. Users who download the extension can potentially have their Ledger wallets' recovery seeds stolen by it. In an official Tweet, Ledger Support issued a warning regarding this fake Chrome extension on the same day of its discovery. Ledger Live App The similarly named original Ledger Live app is a legitimate mobile and desktop app available to Ledger…

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