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Pure Bit Bamboozles Investors in $2.7 Million ICO Exit Scam

Pure Bit lured investors in with promises of a rewarding ICO then mysteriously vanished, taking 13,000 worth of ETH with them. There’s a Sucker Born Every Minute The South Korean...

Eustace Cryptus | Nov 13, 2018 | 10:00
Young Man Waterboarded and Waxed by 'Friends' Who Wanted His Crypto-Wallet Password
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Young Man Waterboarded and Waxed by ‘Friends’ Who Wanted...

A main rule of crypto ought to be ‘don’t tell your friends you have crypto.’ One man violated this unspoken rule and paid a rather gruesome price. The Kid Is an Easy...

Eustace Cryptus | Nov 09, 2018 | 03:00
Cryptocurrency Scam Case Reaches a Dead End in Mumbai
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Cryptocurrency Scam Case Reaches a Dead End in Mumbai

Roughly a year ago, Mumbai police accused the founder of ATC Coin Ltd. of running a cryptocurrency scam. Now the case has gone cold after police remain unable to locate any of the...

Kevin O’Brien | Oct 16, 2018 | 05:00
Sneaky Hacker gets some Serious BOOTY from SpankChain
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Sneaky Hacker Gets Some Serious Booty From Spankchain

Lax security measures have caused the adult entertainment platform SpankChain to lose $38,000 in ETH. A Pirate Made Off With a Handful of Booty Stealing tips from strippers is nearly...

Eustace Cryptus | Oct 10, 2018 | 13:00
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Europol: Terrorists Still Use Banks, Fail To Abuse Cryptocurrencies

A new assessment by Europol this week reveals a growing schism between the use of cryptocurrencies by terrorists and other criminals. No European Terrorist Attacks Leveraged Crypto...

Wilma Woo | Sep 20, 2018 | 17:00
Ransomware Upstages Cryptojacking as Dominant Form of Crypto Cyberattack
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Negotiating Bitcoin Ransomware With Cyber-Criminals as a Service

Despite oft-repeated advice to never pay in response to a ransomware attack, the reality is that this is not always a possibility. However, the desire to pay as little as possible...

Emilio Janus | Sep 19, 2018 | 19:00
Thailand Braces for Growing Wave of Cryptocurrency-Related Cybercrimes
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Thailand Braces for Growing Wave of Cryptocurrency-Related...

Criminal activity involving cryptocurrencies in the country of Thailand remains low, but it is expected to soar. This is according to a recent study that has highlighted the rise in...

Nigel Gambanga | Sep 01, 2018 | 00:00
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Indian Authorities Nab High-Profile Bitcoin Scammers

As India still remains uncertain regarding its regulatory framework for digital currency operations, a number of high-profile fraud cases involving Bitcoin have come to light. Police...

Bhushan Akolkar | Aug 26, 2018 | 21:00
Cryptocurrency Malware Infects Over 200,000 Mikrotik Routers
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Cryptocurrency Malware Infects Over 200,000 Mikrotik Routers

A cryptojacking campaign has affected over 200,000 routers made by Mikrotik, the Latvian networking company.  A Months-Old Vulnerability Exploited Security researchers recently mapped...

Nigel Gambanga | Aug 07, 2018 | 00:00
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Stealing Cryptocurrency is Easy! $1.1B Already Stolen in 2018

$1.1 billion in cryptocurrency has already been stolen in 2018 — as the malware industry continues to grow and provide less-than-tech-savvy users with the ability to easily and...

Adam James | Jun 08, 2018 | 11:00
DADI ICO Investors Under Attack by Phishing Scams
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‘Don’t Be Greedy’: Cryptocurrency Scammers &...

You think your losses from hodling been bad this year? Odds are, they pale in comparison to losses accrued from hacks and scams. A Bull Run for Crypto Scammers According to data shared...

Adam James | Apr 04, 2018 | 21:00
The Cryptocurrency Market Needs a Solution to the Hacking Menace
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Hacker Returns $17m Worth of Stolen Ethereum

In a shocking turn of events, an anonymous hacker has once again returned stolen ETH tokens to CoinDash – a tool aiming to help users manage, track, analyze, and “get a...

Adam James | Feb 27, 2018 | 19:30

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