Airdrop phishing: what is it, and how is my cryptocurrency at risk?

Credit to Author: Christopher Boyd| Date: Tue, 03 May 2022 13:16:23 +0000

We take a look at the popular tactics used in Airdrop phishing to steal access to cryptocurrency users’ digital finances.

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Elon Musk-themed cryptocurrency scam uses fake Medium as the promotion site

Credit to Author: Jovi Umawing| Date: Wed, 27 Apr 2022 21:03:43 +0000

It seems we’re never short of Bitcoin scams banking on the popularity of Elon Musk. Here’s another one of them.

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Don’t enter your recovery phrase! Phishers target Ledger crypto-wallet users

Credit to Author: Christopher Boyd| Date: Fri, 08 Apr 2022 11:03:49 +0000

Phishing scammers are targeting users of hardware cryptocurrency wallet users, asking potential victims for their recovery phrase.

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$320 milllion stolen from Wormhole crypto-trading platform

Credit to Author: Pieter Arntz| Date: Thu, 03 Feb 2022 15:27:55 +0000

Threat actors have stolen an estimated $322 million in cryptocurrencies from the Wormhole trading platform.

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Blockchain & Fraud Prevention: Strategies to overcome the cryptocurrency scam

Credit to Author: Vijay Yadav| Date: Thu, 16 Sep 2021 08:58:22 +0000

What is Cryptocurrency?  Cryptocurrency is a type of digital currency that generally only exists electronically. There is no…

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Steer clear of Bitcoin Cash generators

Credit to Author: Christopher Boyd| Date: Wed, 03 Jul 2019 18:19:20 +0000

We take a look at a number of sites claiming to offer free Bitcoin Cash money.

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Deepfakes FakeApp tool (briefly) includes cryptominer

Credit to Author: Christopher Boyd| Date: Fri, 23 Feb 2018 17:20:00 +0000

We take a look at what happens when one of the most popular DIY Deepfakes programs decides to monetise with a spot of coin mining. Surprise: it doesn’t end well.

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