cryptocurrency scams Tag

  Here’s today’s blockchain technology and cryptocurrency news roundup including lots of speculation on bitcoin value and cryptocurrency market forecasts for next year, a North America-wide bitcoin-bomb scam and a fun read on a Trump wall ICO. In blockchain...

A report from Group-IB shows 14 cyberattacks on cryptocurrency exchanges resulted in a loss of $882 million between January 2017 and September 2018. Five attacks have been linked to North Korean hackers from the Lazarus state-sponsored group on four...

  A new report from cybersecurity firm CipherTrace says cryptocurrency thefts have reached nearly $1 billion so far in 2018. $927 million has been stolen by the end of September 2018, the company says, an increase of 250% over...

Singapore-based ECoinmerce and several other industry leaders are forming a Crypto Community Watch group designed to self-police the industry, provide an anonymous tip line and reward whistleblowers who identify industry scams. The program was created by a consortium...

  Today, Bloomberg published an article that shows just how challenging it is for business reporters covering cryptocurrency.   The story features a look by Bloomberg business reporters Olga Kharif and Lily Katz and how cryptocurrency scams targeted them personally and spoofed...

  A new investigation by the Texas State Securities Board (TSSB) identified 32 new cryptocurrency fraud schemes which Joe Rotunda, director of enforcement at the TSSB described as “widespread.” “It is everywhere,” Rotunda said of the scams tied to...

  Portland lawyer Jeffrey Babener has written an excellent view of how cryptocurrency scams are impacting the multilevel marketing brand, as if the MLM industry didn’t have enough challenges of its own.   We’ve highlighted a few of Babener’s key...

  In the latest appalling cryptocurrency exchange security failure, Japan’s Coincheck lost $532 million in NEM coins which were stolen by unknown people Thursday evening.   It marks the biggest cryptocurrency exchange ever since Mount Gox in 2012.   No theft details...