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CipherTrace: Cryptocurrency thefts, scams, and fraud could hit $4.3 billion in 2019

Cryptocurrency thefts, scams, and fraud could hit $4.3 billion in 2019, according to a report by cryptocurrency intelligence firm CipherTrace, which previously reported Q1...

Libra Cryptocurrency Scams Already Active Ahead Of 2020 Launch

No sooner had Facebook announced Libra cryptocurrency and the matching digital Calibra wallet that cybercriminals tried to get a head start on a new...

YouTube Bitcoin Scams Pushing the njRAT Backdoor InfoStealer

YouTube scams are promoting software that pretends to allow users to get free Bitcoins, but instead installs the njRAT remote access trojan and password stealer. These...

Cryptocurrency Scams Continue to Depend on Misinformation

Two new major cryptocurrency scams have emerged, but the positive news in that they rely on misinformation to get users to part with...

UK financial watchdog warns investors after £27m lost to crypto scams

Cryptocurrency and foreign exchange (forex) scams tripled in the last financial year, according to new data from the UK financial watchdog, the Financial Conduct...

Cryptocurrency thefts, scams, and fraud top $1.2 billion in Q1

Cryptocurrency thefts, scams, and fraud seem like they’re subsiding as the technology goes mainstream, right? Wrong. Crypto criminals and fraudsters stole more than $1.2...

Australian Cryptocurrency Scams on the Rise, but Still Remain Small Percentage of All Scams

Cryptocurrency scams in Australia reached $6.1 million AUD in 2018, but this is still only a small percentage of the total $107 million...

Series of ‘China Official’ Scams Plague Singapore

“Try not to succumb to tricksters who imitate authorities from China and request that unfortunate casualties exchange cash utilizing bitcoin machines,” said the police...

7 most-damaging Bitcoin scams and hacks of all time

  In the cryptocurrency world, $1 billion was lost in hacks alone in 2018. That’s a staggering figure. And it’s only going to get bigger. Poor...

Bitcoin Scams Hit Celebs, UK Investors

Australian TV presenters Karl Stefanovic and Waleed Aly are the latest celebrities to become victims of common bitcoin scams. According to The Next Web, fraudsters...

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