A separate database that contained personal details of 53,000 current and former Sacramento Bee subscribers was also compromised.
A group of North Korean hackers were sent to China and required to make up to $100,000 a year for the reclusive regime by any means, or face "severe" consequences.
Sources said that the Coincheck hackers are using the anonymity provided by the dark web to help launder the stolen cryptocurrency, which is known as NEM.
"For national security reasons, we cannot allow a foreign adversary to embed their technology in US government systems or critical infrastructure," Senator Marco Rubio said.
The case has been dubbed "one of the largest cyber fraud enterprise prosecutions ever undertaken" by the Justice Department.
"I clicked on it and instantly knew that I had been had," one retired Air Force major general, who was sent a dubious phishing link, said.
Swiss mobile phone operator says data systems were breached in 2017 and contact details of about 800,000 customers compromised.
The company said there is currently no indication to suggest this data was downloaded or accessed by any Mixpanel employee or third party.
Four men entered Oxford home, threatened occupants with firearm and forced victim to transfer bitcoin.
A cheap and easy-to-deploy hacking tool used by cybercriminals to covertly hijack computers has been dismantled in an international policing operation.
For anyone typing quickly or letting browser autocomplete lead them to the "right" website, they may be just one letter away from being led to the dubious phishing website.
"Those infected devices are actively trying to spread malicious code," researchers said.
Cybercriminals managed to infiltrate the site and install maliciously modified copies of the Firefox, OnyX and Deeper applications.
The social media influencers included in this database, mostly young and female, span across the globe from France to the rest of Europe and the US.
Similar to other ransomware, Scarabey demands a Bitcoin payment from victims after infecting their system and encrypting all files.