Category: Scams

Bitcoin Sextortion Scheme Seduces Victims into Installing...

A sextortion scam that doubles its chances of success by planting ransomware on the computing device of its target victims has emerged,...

Crypto Scammers Target Would-Be Bitcoin SV Miners

One of the oldest tactics for scammers on the web is to register a domain with a very similar spelling to an official site, make it...

$80 Million ICO TenX Founder Linked to Pyramid Scheme:...

TenX president Julian Hosp has reportedly been implicated in connection with Lyoness, an Austrian discount shopping service that has...

Bitcoin Scams Swindle Singapore Investors for $78,000 in...

Between September and November 2018, a total sum of $78,000 was lost to cryptocurrency scammers in Singapore after they used a series...

Bitconnect Pumper Trevon James Claims the Bitcoin Price...

Crypto social media personality Trevon James, who was intimately involved in the promotion of the HYIP scheme BitConnect, which eventually...

Elon Musk Crypto Giveaway Scams Grow More Sophisticated

Elon Musk is not giving away any crypto, so you know. It’s not a thing that happens, no matter what you’ve heard. Which is what scams...

Trezor Warns Consumers as Trezor One Fakes Flood the Market

Crypto hardware wallet provider Trezor has warned customers of a new method being used by thieves to steal cryptocurrencies from hardware...

Twitter: Bitcoin Scams Came from Third-Party Marketing...

Last week’s bitcoin “giveaway” scams on Twitter, which saw one of Google’s social media accounts compromised,...

Google Boots Four Malicious Crypto Apps from Play Store

Despite attempts to weed out fake cryptocurrency apps on the Android marketplace, the war is far from being won. Cybersecurity researcher...

Australia: Bitcoin Trumps iTunes Vouchers as Preferred...

As the tax season approaches, Australians have more reasons to be wary of persons claiming to be from the Australian Taxation Office...

Another One Bites the Dust: Google Account Hacked in Twitter...

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

Twitter: Bitcoin Scammers Hack Retail Giant Target’s Verified...

A number of high profile, verified Twitter accounts including retail giant Target and The Body Shop were hacked in what appears...

Exit Scam? Crypto Exchange Delists High-Profile Tokens...

Between September and October, Liqui.io delisted 25 token pairs. A shrill Reddit user believes that signs point to an exit scam in...

Exit Scam? Crypto Exchange Delists High-Profile Tokens

Between September and October, Liqui.io delisted 25 token pairs. A shrill Reddit user believes that signs point to an exit scam in...

Busted: Indian Crypto Ponzi Scheme Lured Muslims With Halal...

An Indian cryptocurrency Ponzi scheme masquerading as an investment company has crumbled in the aftermath of the Reserve Bank of India’s...

NEO Super: Next-Generation Blockchain or Crypto Scam?

Several reports from the NEO underground have been grumbling about a fork of NEO calling itself “NEO Super.” The venture...

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