Cybersecurity professional charged for stealing $9 million in crypto

News Summary

  • In the past, hackers who stole crypto and offered to return parts of it by negotiating with the victims directly have sometimes called themselves “white hats,” cybersecurity lingo for hackers who have good intentions.
  • Do you have information about this hack, other cyberattacks against crypto projects, or thefts of cryptocurrency?
  • From a non-work device, you can contact Lorenzo Franceschi-Bicchierai securely on Signal at +1 917 257 1382, or via Wickr, Telegram and Wire @lorenzofb, or email [email protected].
  • His LinkedIn profile says he is a senior security engineer at Amazon.
  • You can also contact TechCrunch via SecureDrop.
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