Fake Trezor app steals more than $1 million worth of crypto coins

Credit to Author: Malwarebytes Labs| Date: Wed, 07 Apr 2021 10:08:05 +0000

Several users of Trezor, a small hardware device that acts as a cryptocurrency wallet, have lost fortunes after being duped by a phishing app.

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Fake Trezor app steals more that $1 million worth of crypto coins

Credit to Author: Malwarebytes Labs| Date: Wed, 07 Apr 2021 10:08:05 +0000

Several users of Trezor, a small hardware device that acts as a cryptocurrency wallet, have lost fortunes after being duped by a phishing app.

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Florida Man Arrested in SIM Swap Conspiracy

Credit to Author: BrianKrebs| Date: Tue, 07 Aug 2018 19:27:23 +0000

Police in Florida have arrested a 25-year-old man accused of being part of a multi-state cyber fraud ring that hijacked mobile phone numbers in online attacks that siphoned hundreds of thousands of dollars worth of bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies from victims. On July 18, 2018, Pasco County authorities arrested Ricky Joseph Handschumacher, an employee of the city of Port Richey, Fla, charging him with grand theft and money laundering. Investigators allege Handschumacher was part of a group of at least nine individuals scattered across multiple states who for the past two years have drained bank accounts via an increasingly common scheme involving mobile phone “SIM swaps.”

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