Crypto Workers Behind Terra and Luna Are Facing a Flight Ban

Crypto Workers Behind Terra and Luna Are Facing a Flight Ban

The ongoing crypto crash has brought a lot of investors back down to earth. In the case of current and former Terraform Labs employees, it’s keeping them literally grounded. Dozens of past and present staff from the company behind two notorious crypto coins, terraUSD and Luna, have been barred from leaving South Korea, according to … Read more

How 8 Crypto Naysayers Poked Holes in the Crypto Bubble

How 8 Crypto Naysayers Poked Holes in the Crypto Bubble

Photo: Steve Jennings (Getty Images) Moxie Marlinspikea self-described encrypt and the CEO and founder of messaging app Signal, is closer to the scene than most other crypto critics. In a January blog posthe said that he never had much inclination to dive deeper into so-called “decentralized finance.” When he finally did, his opinions were not … Read more

134 NFTs Stolen After Bored Ape Yacht Club Instagram Hacked

134 NFTs Stolen After Bored Ape Yacht Club Instagram Hacked

Photo: Jakub Porzycki/NurPhoto (Getty Images) The Instagram account belonging to the popular NFT Collectible Bored Ape Yacht Club (BAYC) was hacked on Monday. According to BAYC itself, the hacker used the access to launch a phishing scheme that stole millions of dollars in non-fungible tokens (NFTs) from the account’s followers. BAYC, run by the cryptocurrency … Read more

Crypto Gaming Landlords Mad Players They Exploited Now Quitting

Crypto Gaming Landlords Mad Players They Exploited Now Quitting

Picture: Sky Mavis Axie Infinity is the crypto-backed Pokemon clone in which cute little creatures that double as NFTs battle for fun and profit. It’s also a pyramid scheme that relies on cheap labor from countries like the Philippines to fuel its growth. Now, fictional inflation, combined with a historic crypto heist allegedly committed by … Read more

Celebs Invest in Crypto Exchange MoonPay

Celebs Invest in Crypto Exchange MoonPay

Justin Bieber on his phone at Super Bowl LVI on February 13, 2022 in Inglewood, California.Photo: Kevin C. Cox (Getty Images) MoonPay, a tool for buying cryptocurrency and NFTs, announced on Tuesday that it has collected $86.7 million in a new investment round. The list of investors names more than sixty celebrities including Bruce Willis, … Read more

Sega Says Future Of Gaming Includes NFTS And Streaming

Sega Says Future Of Gaming Includes NFTS And Streaming

screenshot: Sega/Paramount/Kotaku It seems, like some other big video game publishers, Sega is also interested in adding NFTs into future games as revealed in an interview with various executives and producers. During that same interview, Sega talked more about its “Super Game” projects, confirming that it will be more than one game and some of … Read more

Hydra Darknet Market Shuttered, $25 Million in Bitcoin Seized

Hydra Darknet Market Shuttered,  Million in Bitcoin Seized

Photo: LagartoFilm (Getty Images) Hydra, a long time dark web cesspool of money laundering and drug sales, has been shut down by police. On Tuesday, officials with Germany’s Federal Criminal Police Office announced Hydra’s demise, revealing in a press release that authorities had seized much of the site’s server infrastructure, as well as some 543 … Read more

Pokemon-Like NFT Game Axie Infinity Scammed Out Of $600 Million

Pokemon-Like NFT Game Axie Infinity Scammed Out Of 0 Million

Picture: Sky Mavis Pokemon-style NFT battler Axie Infinity was one of the biggest “success” stories in the world of crypto gaming. Now it’s responsible for one of the biggest thefts in the history of the technology. The gaming-focused blockchain Ronin Network announced earlier today that an Axie Infinity exploit allowed a hacker to “drain” roughly … Read more