Tag: Phishing

Experty ICO Phishing Scam

Experty ICO is Hacked as Phishing Attack Steals $150,000

It seems as if another ICO has fallen victim to a “Pre-ICO sale” phishing attack. In this case, the ICO in question was Experty where the hackers were able to make away with about $150,000 in investor funds. These type...

/ January 29, 2018
SpriteCoin Wallet Ransomware

Wallet Warning: SpriteCoin Installs Ransomware on User’s Devices

There is currently a cryptocurrency application that is promising to make its users really wealthy. However, when users install the infamous SpriteCoin wallet, they will have surrendered their files to ransomware and much more. This was first discovered by researchers...

/ January 25, 2018
Antminer Scam Advertising on Facebook

Antminer Scam Advertising on Facebook: What to Watch out For

Everyone is trying to get their hands on the latest Antminer S9 ASIC from Bitmain. This is something that has also not escaped the attention of various online scammers. One that is making the rounds on Facebook appears to offer...

/ January 18, 2018
2017 Omiso Go Airdrop

Everything You Need To Know About Last Year’s OmiseGo Airdrop

Back in July, now popular Ethereum-based platform OmiseGo had a large scale airdrop, releasing five percent of all tokens out into the wild at no cost. Today, OmiseGo or OMG tokens are trading for up to $20 each at press...

/ January 2, 2018
Hacking and CryptoCurrencies

Ransomware, Cybercrime: A Brief Overview Of Current Security Concerns In Crypto Space

While the cryptocurrency community is still in its infancy, so too are many of its security measures. This is, of course, no knock against the brilliant white hat-minded security specialists currently working on making crypto safe for us all. It’s...

/ October 28, 2017
Fake Poloniex App Phishing

Fake Poloniex Apps Harvest Credentials

It has become quite profitable recently to fraudulently steal cryptocurrency from traders. Couple the increased prices of these coins with the number of new users and you have the perfect storm for phishing scams to emerge. One that was recently...

/ October 25, 2017