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Three Canadians behind PlexCoin ICO scam charged

Authorities have charged three Canadians with fraud for their part in operating the PlexCoin ICO scam that stole US$8 million from its victims. The...

Bitcoin scams net $24 million so far in 2020

A new report says criminals have used Bitcoin scams to rake in a cool US$24 million in the first six months of 2020. The...

$2.5 billion lost over a decade: Nigerian princes lose their sheen, but scams are...

Last year, Australians reported more than A$634 million lost to fraud, a significant jump from $489.7 million the year before. The Australian Competition and Consumer...

Google reports massive coronavirus-related hack, phishing attacks

As the coronavirus pandemic surges, so do hacking and phishing attacks according to a recent report from Google. It appears that hackers and scammers are...
US government seizes COVID-19 domain being sold for BTC

US government seizes COVID-19 domain being sold for BTC

The U.S. government seized a COVID-19 domain after the seller attempted to trade it for Bitcoins (BTC) in a hackers' forum. The COVID-19 domain that...
Ripple sues YouTube for failing to prevent imposter crypto scams

Ripple sues YouTube for failing to prevent imposter crypto scams

The CEO of fintech firm Ripple has become increasingly incensed by the escalating number of crypto scams and fake accounts on social media. He...

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