Another One Bites the Dust: Google Account Hacked in Twitter Bitcoin Scam

Google has become the latest victim of the rampant bitcoin “giveaway” scams proliferating on Twitter. For a little over ten minutes on Tusesday, the Twitter account of the...

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Google has become the latest victim of the rampant bitcoin “giveaway” scams proliferating on Twitter. For a little over ten minutes on Tusesday, the Twitter account of the online search giant’s suite of productivity apps and tools, G Suite, was hacked and used to promote a fraudulent bitcoin giveaway. Initially reported by Hard Fork, the fraudsters dubbed the giveaway...

Crypto Scammers Target Porno Viewers

Porn viewers have faced a new scam blackmailing them to extort $1,900. The scammers say that they have compromising footage of viewers taken from the would-be...

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Porn viewers have faced a new scam blackmailing them to extort $1,900. The scammers say that they have compromising footage of viewers taken from the would-be victim’s webcam while pornographic videos were playing. The victims get emails from scammers starting wth showing password  details of viewers, presumably obtained from a company data breach. These emails “prove”...

South African Authorities Investigate $80 Million Crypto Investment Scam

South African authorities are investigating a company called Bitcaw Trading Company for investment fraud following a loss of more than 1 billion rand (approx $80 million)...

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South African authorities are investigating a company called Bitcaw Trading Company for investment fraud following a loss of more than 1 billion rand (approx $80 million) affected 28,000 people, according to a news release from the South African Police Service. A unit called the Serious Economic Offenses Unit will investigate the fraud. Authorities believe certain individuals were targeted...

$1.5 Million: Cryptocurrency Trading Platform Taylor Suffers 2,500 ETH Hack

Taylor, a company that recently launched an initial coin offering (ICO) to raise funds to help develop a smart cryptocurrency trading assistant, has recently been...

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Taylor, a company that recently launched an initial coin offering (ICO) to raise funds to help develop a smart cryptocurrency trading assistant, has recently been hacked for 2,578 ETH (about $1.5 million) as well as some of its TAY tokens. According to a Medium blog post the company published, what truly happened isn’t yet clear, although several indicators point...

Latest Bitcoin Scam: Demanding Crypto to Return Lost Dog

A woman in Youngsville, North Carolina, whose pet dog had gone missing, was told to pay a bitcoin ransom by criminals claiming to have taken...

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A woman in Youngsville, North Carolina, whose pet dog had gone missing, was told to pay a bitcoin ransom by criminals claiming to have taken the family pet. Patricia Howell was told to pay $600 in bitcoin or Happy the basset hound would be sold or killed. The pet owner said that she knew it must be...

Taylor (TAY) Team Reported Funds Stolen

Taylor  team (TAY token) reported on May,22 in it’s blog on Medium, that the project have been hacked. And all of their funds have been stolen....

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Taylor  team (TAY token) reported on May,22 in it’s blog on Medium, that the project have been hacked. And all of their funds have been stolen. All – including balance in ETH (2,578.98 ETH) and also team tokens and bounty (tokens from the Team and Bounty pools). The only tokens that are not stolen the ones...

Crypto Scams, Fake ICOs Cost Australians Over AU$2 Million in 2017: Consumer Watchdog

In its annual report on scams, Australia’s national consumer watchdog has revealed that cryptocurrency-related fraud has cost Australians over AUD $2.1 million in losses last...

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In its annual report on scams, Australia’s national consumer watchdog has revealed that cryptocurrency-related fraud has cost Australians over AUD $2.1 million in losses last year. The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) has published its annual ‘targeting scams’ report on Monday, revealing accumulated total losses of some AUD $340 million to scammers from 200,000 scam reports...

ICO Scams Have Raised More Than $1 Billion

By large, cryptocurrency investors, enthusiasts, and observers are aware of the number of “shitcoins” in circulation. But, Wall Street Journal suggests that the number of...

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By large, cryptocurrency investors, enthusiasts, and observers are aware of the number of “shitcoins” in circulation. But, Wall Street Journal suggests that the number of fraudulent cryptocurrencies available today could be much more than earlier thought, quoting a figure of over 200 as an estimate. Which Is the Most Legitimate Of Them All? Facing the...

Half of the ICO Money in Russia Went to Pyramids

Russian ICOs attracted a total of $300 million last year but half of the funds went to financial pyramids, according to the Russian Association of...

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Russian ICOs attracted a total of $300 million last year but half of the funds went to financial pyramids, according to the Russian Association of Cryptocurrencies and Blockchain. The organization that represents the crypto community in the country is now working on an ICO standard to help investors distinguish real projects from fraudulent schemes. Russian...

Top 2018 Cryptocurrency Scams

10 Biggest Cryptocurrency Hacks Of 2018 In this article we will explore some of the biggest scams that have occurred in recent memory and analyse...

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10 Biggest Cryptocurrency Hacks Of 2018 In this article we will explore some of the biggest scams that have occurred in recent memory and analyse the ways in which crypto investors can stay clear of such issues. 1. Coincheck Hack While most established online exchanges have a multitude of security checks in place against hackers,...