Materials by tag Scam

Dec 19, 2018 at 15:12
Bitcoin Bomb Fright Connected with Sextortion Swindlers
The recent ‘bomb threat’ spam campaign seems to be a subsidiary action to another disgraceful email blackmail effort. Organisations and institutions such as universities, news outlet, schools, businesses across the globe are facing fake bomb threats.
Dec 16, 2018 at 13:23
Bitcoin Bomb Threats Sweep U.S & Canada, Prompting Evacuations
A large number of businesses and other major institutions operating in the U.S and Canada received threatening emails on the afternoon of December 13, 2018, initiating sweeps and evacuations of several buildings.
Nov 22, 2018 at 09:33
Crypto Maniac ‘Tom Lee' Lowers His New Bitcoin Price Target to $15,000
Tom Lee, the co-founder of Fundstrat, now goes by his reduced 2018-end Bitcoin (BTC) price malnourished target of $15,000, revealing that the rapid fallout from a market collapse in technology stocks is putting a lot of pressure on virtual currencies.
Nov 15, 2018 at 16:21
Bitcoin Scam: Google's G Suite Twitter Account Hacked, Several Other Accounts Compromised
Google's G suite Twitter account is now the victim of an ongoing Bitcoin (BTC) scam which has been afflicting the social media platform for almost a month, joining firms such as Target, who faced an identical hack early Wednesday, October 14, according to news from TheNextWeb.
Oct 27, 2018 at 10:14
North Korea Upbraided for 2 Crypto Scams, 5 Crypto Trading Platform Deadly Hacks
North Korea's hackers and operatives have entirely adopted crypto as a way of circumventing international penalties and collecting funds for the Pyongyang (the country's capital city) regime.
Oct 19, 2018 at 14:14
Hacked & Scammed: Sailing Digital Currency’s 'Wild West', Unreported Theft Cases
After Peggy and Marco Lachmann-Anke realised in January 2018 that deadly hackers had cracked a very strong 40-character password and emptied their crypto wallet, they didn't run to the police or inform the tokens' issuer, IOTA, a Berlin-based tech group. They just purchased more coins.
Oct 17, 2018 at 15:29
Police Warns Users of New Deadly Ransomware Scam & Urge Not to Pay the Bitcoin Ransom
A new deadly virus known as Dharma is seriously infecting computers (PCs) and servers by encrypting and locking files, which can only be successfully unlocked via a Bitcoin payment, responsible authorities warned on October 16, 2018.
Oct 05, 2018 at 15:06
54% of Analyzed Crypto Exchanges Fail to Satisfy Proper Security Requirements
According to research conducted by ICORating, only 46% of the digital currency exchanges examined met certain parameters necessary to maintain security and immunity of the platform. Moreover, during the last 8 years, $1.3 billion was stolen as a result of crypto exchange hacks.  
Oct 02, 2018 at 11:05
Cryptocurrency Scams Are Successfully Growing Thanks to Web Marketing
Crypto scams have largely spread across the world taking various shapes. Driven by one single purpose, fraudsters invent many tricks to lure naive investors into the nets of their malicious schemes. If a crypto company spends a lot of money on its advertisements, it is likely a scam.
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