Hacker who attacked Uber and Sainsbury’s hands over £1m in Bitcoin

A British hacker who led cyber attacks on massive companies including Uber, Asda and Sainsbury’s has had a Bitcoin stash worth £1 million confiscated. Grant West, 27, who operated on the dark web under the nickname Courvoisier – the name of a popular French cognac – attacked more than 100 companies worldwide, stealing financial data on…

Hackers steal nearly £31 million in Bitcoin from online exchange

  Hackers have stolen nearly £31 million in Bitcoin from Binance, one of the world’s largest cryptocurrency exchanges, its chief executive has said. Binance said hackers were able to withdraw 7,000 Bitcoin (£30.9m) in one transaction after using “a variety of techniques, including phishing, viruses and other attacks”. The Japan-based exchange’s chief executive Changpeng Zhao,…