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Bitcoin Blackmail Scam Goes after Porn Viewers
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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 there, never pay, never negotiate. pic.twitter.com/VFl5s1duCe — Emin Gün Sirer (@el33th4xor) July 11, 2018 It’s…
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Founder of Infamous Silk Road To Stay in Prison
 The US Supreme Court has conclusively ruled that Ross Ulbricht, the founder and mastermind behind the infamous dark web marketplace ‘Silk Road’, will stay behind bars for the rest of his days. Mr. Ulbricht, who is accused of distribution of drugs, hacking, money laundering, fraud and other charges, has been convicted to a life sentence in 2015. Ulbricht, who was better known as ‘Dread Pirate Roberts’ in dark web, claimed…
Mumbai Linked Multi Million Cryptocurrency Scam
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Mumbai Linked to Multi-Million Cryptocurrency Scam
A multi-million cryptocurrency scam has been busted in the land of Bollywood and India’s financial capital, Mumbai. The scam seemed like it was out of India’s underworld mafia movies, with a real estate company called Flintstone group selling Carribean homes for promised citizenships. In addition, the real estate company was highlighting a ‘soon to be legal’ cryptocurrency called MoneyTradeCoin (MTC). Flintstone group used the unknown cryptocurrency as a way for…
Hackers Demand $1 Million in XRP in Exchange of Stolen Bank Data
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Hackers Demand $1 Million in XRP in Exchange of Stolen Bank Data
Canadian banks Simplii and Bank of Montreal (BOE) have been targeted by a hacker probe with some dire results. The intruders were able to obtain personal information on more than 90,000 of their customers and demanded a ransom of $1 million in XRP to not publicize it. The stolen data includes sensitive personal and financial information, such as names, passwords, account numbers, security questions and answers, account balances and social…
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Most Popular and Annoying Crypto Twitter Scams Which Everybody Should Know
Twitter has been helpful for the crypto industry; however, the number of scams on it is starting to become ridiculous. From the impersonations of famous people to fake ICOs being promoted, it is all sounding strange. There are also various crypto offers which are too good to be true. The crypto world in Twitter is beginning to be as fake as Santa Claus. Crypto enthusiasts are psychologically affected by many…
Crypto Pyramid Scheme Discovered, Involving 28,000 Investors
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Crypto Pyramid Scheme Discovered, Involving 28,000 Investors
South African Bitcoin trading company, BitCaw Trading also known as BTC Global has allegedly stolen from investors and are being pursued by the South African Police. According to the statement by the South African police, over 28,000 investors have lost money in the total of over 1 billion Rand which is equal to $80.4 million. The South African Police’s ‘The Hawks’ are in charge of the investigation. The Hawks are…
Another Hack in the Crypto World, This Times 2,578 ETH Was Stolen
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Another Hack in the Crypto World, This Time 2,578 ETH Was Stolen
Another hack this week, and this time it was a cryptocurrency company which was targeted. Taylor, a crypto company that is developing a smart cryptocurrency trading assistant, has been hacked. Reportedly 2,578 ETH of the funds by the initial coin offering (ICO) along with some of the TAY tokens have been stolen. Taylor is an easy to use trading platform that helps people earn small profits many times a day…
New Monero Mining Malware Infects Mac Computers
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New Monero Mining Malware Infects Mac Computers
The cybersecurity firm Malwarebytes is out with a new report, which states that a new type of malicious Monero mining software is making the rounds. The malware supposedly only affects Apple’s Mac computers and comes as Monero mining malware for Macs is on the rise. The malware only recently became public and comes as Windows computers have already long been plagued by different types of mining malware. Researchers from Malwarebytes…
Bitcoin Gold Attacked - $18.6 Million Stolen From Exchanges
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Bitcoin Gold Attacked – $18.6 Million Stolen From Exchanges
Bitcoin Gold (BTG) was in the power of a miner last week, which led to a double spend attack on its network. BTG is one of the three altcoins that have faced hacking attacks during the previous week. Bitcoin gold is a distributed cryptocurrency which belongs as a hard fork of Bitcoin. Currently, it is the 26th largest cryptocurrency with a market cap of $827 million. The miner who took…
More than $150,000 Worth of Ethereum Stolen Through MyEtherWallet Vulnerability
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More than $150,000 Worth of Ethereum Stolen Through MyEtherWallet Vulnerability
A recent MyEtherWallet vulnerability allowed hackers to reroute traffic to a phishing site, which led to a loss of around $150,000 worth of tokens. Whilst this, in part, highlighted weaknesses on the MyEtherWallet website, it is also symptomatic of inherent failings in how the internet fundamentally works. It is therefore hard for websites such as MyEtherWallet to fully prevent similar hacks, as it would require changing how DNS servers and…