Google‘s Official Twitter Account Falls Prey to a Bitcoin Scam

Google‘s Official Twitter Account Falls Prey to a Bitcoin Scam

The verified account of G Suite, the professional Gmail version, is the latest victim of Twitter bitcoin scams. The rampant “crypto giveaway” scams have scourged crypto Twitter for years and the social media giant seems to be struggling to contain them. https://twitter.com/B_u_r_t_o_n/status/1062425103915466752 The scam follows a similar pattern Even though it stayed online for only … Continue reading Google‘s Official Twitter Account Falls Prey to a Bitcoin Scam

$6 Million Worth of Bitcoin Gone from a Canadian Exchange, Customers Fear Exit Scam

$6 Million Worth of Bitcoin Hacked from a Canadian Exchange, Customers Fear Exit Scam

MapleChange, a small Canada-based crypto exchange, recently reported a hack that resulted in a loss of almost $6 million worth of their client funds, mostly in the form of bitcoin and litecoin. The crypto trading platform has claimed that hackers managed to take advantage of a bug and withdraw all funds from the exchange. Even … Continue reading $6 Million Worth of Bitcoin Gone from a Canadian Exchange, Customers Fear Exit Scam

Living Bitconnect Meme Carlos Matos Seemingly Attacks Bitcoin, Calls It ”A Scam” and Says to ”Sell Everything”

The Head of the Well-known Scam BitConnect Finally Arrested

You would have to have been living under a rock for the past year to be unaware of Carlos Matos. Matos became the de facto face of the supposed ”high-yield investment program” Bitconnect when his spectacular appearance at a Thai Bitconnect gala went viral in 2017. Matos’ unforgettable presentation has subsequently been thoroughly ingrained in … Continue reading Living Bitconnect Meme Carlos Matos Seemingly Attacks Bitcoin, Calls It ”A Scam” and Says to ”Sell Everything”

Bitcoin Blackmail Scam Goes after Porn Viewers

Bitcoin Blackmail Scam Goes after Porn Viewers

A new scam is targeting porn viewers, supposedly remotely activating webcams whilst users watch porn and after, attempting to blackmail them with the footage in exchange for bitcoin. Here's a new form of cryptoblackmail. A friend received this out of the blue. Presumably, it's getting sent to everyone on the haveibeenpwnd list. Be careful out … Continue reading Bitcoin Blackmail Scam Goes after Porn Viewers