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Warning! Scammers Are Pretending to Be CoinDesk Journalists on Social Media
Real CoinDesk journalists don't ask for money. Also, please be wary of links sent from people claiming to work for us.
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Singapore Police Issue Warning Over WhatsApp Phishing Scam
The scam lures victims in by prompting them to scan a QR code on a phishing website to secure credentials.
Police issue warning over WhatsApp scam (Christian Wiediger/Unsplash)

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DeFi Protocol Balancer Says Web Front End Is ‘Under Attack’
On-chain data appears to show the attacker has stolen over $200,000 from users.
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Friend.tech Takes Base by Storm; Layer 1 Blockchain Terra Says its Website Was Compromised
Friend.tech Takes Base by Storm; Layer 1 Blockchain Terra Says its Website Was Compromised
“CoinDesk Daily” host Jennifer Sanasie dives into today’s hottest stories in crypto, as layer 1 blockchain Terra warns users to avoid using its website after being targeted by...
Friend.tech Takes Base by Storm; Layer 1 Blockchain Terra Says its Website Was Compromised

Federal Reserve Launches Instant Payments Service; Tesla's Bitcoin Holdings
Federal Reserve Launches Instant Payments Service; Tesla's Bitcoin Holdings
“CoinDesk Daily” host Jennifer Sanasie dives into today’s biggest headlines in crypto, including the Federal Reserve officially opening its new instant payments service, FedNo...
Federal Reserve Launches Instant Payments Service; Tesla's Bitcoin Holdings

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This Is How Scammers Can Drain Your Crypto Wallet
Scammers use a variety of techniques to steal users’ money, some of which only require knowing your wallet address, a Forta Network researcher said.
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Serial Phishing Scammer Uses a Mix of Laundering Techniques, Including Coin Swaps and a Mysterious OTC
Attacker behind a fake HitBTC website might have stolen $15M worth of crypto from multiple scams and phishing attacks.
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Blockchain Game The Sandbox Warns of Phishing Email After Security Breach
An unauthorized third party had gained access to a Sandbox employee's computer and used it to send a false email to users
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Web3 Builders Lose Dozens of High-Value NFTs in Back-to-Back Attacks
Nikhil Gopalani, COO of an NFT project owned by Nike, and CryptoNovo, a prominent NFT collector, lost NFTs estimated to have been worth hundreds of thousands of dollars to sca...
CryptoNovo's recent activity via OpenSea (Screenshot)

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Monkey Drainer Scammer Strikes Again, Steals $800K of NFTs
The phishing scammer made off with seven Crypto Punks and 20 Otherside NFTs.
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