Tag Archive: phishing

  • DADI ICO Investors Under Attack by Phishing Scams Altcoin News, News, News teaser

    DADI ICO Investors Become Targets of Phishing Scams Amid Reports of Data Leak

    In January of this year, DADI launched an ICO that required investors to undergo KYC (Know Your Customer) verification in order participate in the token sale. Investors were asked to provide personal information (full name, address, DOB, etc…) as well as upload a copy of their photo ID. According to recent reports, nearly all that personal data has been leaked and is now been used by scammers to try and steal people’s coins. Users Voicing Complaints

    · March 14, 2018 · 1:30 pm
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    $1 Million Worth of Ethereum Phished from Bee Token Investors

    As the cryptocurrency market experiences growing pains, cybercriminals continue to dupe inexperienced investors. A recent example is a phishing scam targeting the Bee Token ICO, resulting in a lot of stolen Ethereum. Phishing for Honey Over $1 million worth of Ethereum tokens has been stolen by cybercriminals posing as Bee Token, a cryptocurrency startup with hopes of revolutionizing the home sharing industry by way of the blockchain. Bee Token officially confirmed the phishing attacks via

    · February 2, 2018 · 4:45 am
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    North Korea Engaging in Cryptocurrency Phishing Attacks

    In an effort to bolster their weak economy, the regime of North Korea is engaging in cryptocurrency phishing attacks through The Lazarus Group. It appears that bad boys will always continue to be bad boys. Just look at North Korea. The totalitarian, communist state has long used espionage attacks to harm their rivals (notably South Korea and Japan) while also looking to gain technological, military, and political information. Now their attacks have been going after

    · December 19, 2017 · 3:15 am
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    Dash-Wallet.com: The Scam that Keeps on Keeping On

    Phishing site, Dash-Wallet.com, is still defrauding unexpecting users of their Dash despite having been outed as a fraudulent website years ago. Also read: MBit Casino Issues $60K Payout to a Single Winner Dash-Wallet.com Still Victimizing Users with Phishing Tactics There are many online warnings for Dash users to heed, but unfortunately, they are not very visible unless one were to proactively look for them.  And because most of the users being defrauded are likely careless, naive;

    · September 7, 2016 · 6:20 pm
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    Bitcoin Phishing Increases as Interest in Cryptocurrency Grows

    As bitcoin and ether prices surged in recent months, interest in cryptocurrency has grown. From investors,  speculators, entrepreneurs, libertarians, and curious newcomers — a large swath of people have decided to join in on the fun. However, not everyone that has involved themselves in the last few months have done so with good intentions in mind. Also read: NanoPay Announces the Deployment of MintChip Digital Currency Phishing Attacks Increase Following Bitcoin Price Surge It seems the recent success

    · June 22, 2016 · 5:00 am
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    Spoofed Kraken Email Is A Mt.Gox Victims Phishing Attempt

    It appears as if there is a phishing email making the rounds regarding the ongoing Mt. Gox investigation. These emails are allegedly coming from the Kraken exchange, and contain a link to a Google Drive file. Also read: Six Russian Banks Lose US$25.7m To Hacker Collective That file supposedly holds the list of all accepted and rejected Mt. Gox claims, but there is a likely chance this is an attempt to infect users with malware

    · June 2, 2016 · 4:28 am
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    Suspected Black Friday Phishing Site Alert

    It seems from numerous reports the website bitcoinblackfriday.info could be a host of phishing scams. The website that premiered sometime two weeks ago looked seemingly like a competitor to the real BitcoinBlackFriday.com website. The possible fraudluent website ending in .info has a fake Trezor site, a fake Gyft site and others that everyone might want stay away from. Also read: Bitcoin Black Friday: Merchants and Impact on Bitcoin “Yep it links to buy-trezor.com, the real site is

    · November 27, 2015 · 9:42 pm
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    Clef: Bitcoin Adoption and Phishing Protection

    Clef, a two-factor authentication platform, has recently gained traction in the Bitcoin space with companies like Koinify integrating it to secure their platform. Today, Clef announced True Logins, a new anti-phishing mechanism. Phishing is when an attacker disguises themselves and pretend to be another website. For example, an attacker might use faceboook.com, with three “o’s” so a user thinks they are on a normal, secure website. Then, if the user types in their password for the real site, the attacker can

    · March 5, 2015 · 8:00 am