A Sydney woman who hacked an email account to steal $450,000 in cryptocurrency has been caught after a 9-month investigation | MSN Australia

Australian Information Security Incident Reported: October 26 2018


A 23-year-old woman has been charged with knowingly deal with proceeds of crime by NSW Police in one of the country’s first major cryptocurrency thefts.

The victim told police he believed his email account was hacked last December and he was subsequently locked out of his account for two days in mid-January.

Leave a Reply

Please log in using one of these methods to post your comment:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.