Browsing the "Phishing" Tag

Binance Helped UK Police Investigate Criminal Involved in $50 Million Fraud

| Daniel Palmer

The exchange said it helped British police bust a cybercriminal who sold phishing tools that resulted in the theft of millions of pounds.

Canadians Charged for $220,000 Bitcoin Scam on Twitter

| Daniel Kuhn

Two Canadian nationals posed as HitBTC customer service representatives in order to steal a user's login credentials.

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Google Yanked MetaMask From the Chrome Store, Left a Phishing Scam Up

| David Floyd

Scams are an epidemic in the crypto space, and clumsy actions by big tech companies can open up the opportunities, as MetaMask learned recently.

How ICOs Can Protect Buyers from Phishing Attacks

| Brady Dale

The excitement surrounding ICOs has left investors vulnerable to phishing attacks, diminishing the reputation of the new investment mechanism.

Bee Token ICO Stung by $1 Million Phishing Scam

| Nikhilesh De

Due to a phishing scam, investors in the Bee Token ICO have actually sent nearly $1 million to malicious actors instead.

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Blockstack Counterattacked a Phishing Attempt on Its ICO

| Brady Dale

When phishing sites tried to con investors during its recent ICO, Blockstack used its tech expertise to turn the tables on the tricksters.

Police Confirm North Korean Connection in Bitcoin Exchange Phishing

| Nikhilesh De

Law enforcement officials have confirmed that hackers from North Korea sought to steal bitcoins from exchanges in South Korea.

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Bitcoin Phishing Scheme Perpetrator Pleads Guilty in Connecticut Court

| Wolfie Zhao

A Connecticut resident has pleaded guilty to charges that he stole more than $300,000 in bitcoin as part of a phishing scheme.

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Federal Court Dismisses Bitcoin Startup BitPay’s Phishing Lawsuit

| Stan Higgins

A legal fight between bitcoin payment processor BitPay and a major insurance company has ended, court documents reveal.

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Bitcoin Foundation Issues Fraud Alert Over Cloned Websites

| Nermin Hajdarbegovic

The Bitcoin Foundation has warned that two unaffiliated fake websites are trying to con users out of their funds.