Ukrainian hackers stole $50 million in bitcoins using ‘poison’ Google ads

A Ukrainian hacker group dubbed Coinhoarder has stolen more than $50 million in cryptocurrency from users of, one of the most popular providers of digital currency wallets, according to a report published Wednesday by Cisco’s Talos cybersecurity team.

Cisco has been investigating in the past six months in partnership with the Ukrainian Cyberpolice. According to the report, the Coinhoarder thefts occurred over the course of three years but surged at the end of 2017 as Bitcoin prices soared close to $20,000, with $10 million stolen between September and December.

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Topics: Cryptocurrencies, Cybersecurity, International, News, Payments & fintech
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