Whenever something newsworthy comes out there will always be people who try to take advantage of it. A perfect example of this is the Fortnite iOS mobile invite that launched today, where people are impatiently waiting for the invite codes to be released, while others try to trick them into purchasing fake ones.
A cryptocurrency startup named LoopX has pulled an exit scam after collecting around $4.5 million from users during an ICO (Initial Coin Offering) held for the past weeks.
Online scammers have made over $5,000 worth of Ethereum in one night alone, showing how gullible some cryptocurrency users can be.
Hundreds of users fell victims to email scams over the past week, sending over $1 million worth of Ethereum to a scammer who sent fake emails posing as the Bee Token ICO (Initial Coin Offering).
The operators of at least one Tor proxy service was recently caught replacing Bitcoin addresses on ransomware ransom payment sites, diverting funds meant to pay for ransomware decrypters to the site's operators.
A clever hacker made off with nearly $4 million worth of IOTA cryptocurrency after patiently setting up an elaborate phishing site for almost half a year.
A hacker has tricked Experty ICO participants into sending Ethereum funds to the wrong wallet address. He was able to do this by sending emails with a fake pre-ICO sale announcement to Experty users who signed up for notifications.
If something is too good to be true, then it probably is. Such is the case with the many scams that are advertised on the Internet such as getting free rewards by participating in surveys, unbelievable work at home offers, and what we will be discussing in this article, free Amazon gift cards.
A Ethereum phishing scam netted attackers over $15,000 in just two hours. This was done by creating a site pretended to be a popular online Ethereum wallet site and using it steal people's wallets..
Millennials are twice more likely to fall for phishing and online scams, compared to baby boomers, according to a recently concluded study carried out by UK's Get Safe Online organization.
Hackers have taken over the email account of a Louisiana funeral home and are sending email scams to the company's customers, asking for money.
A malvertising group nicknamed KovCoreG by security researchers has been using fake browser and Flash updates to trick users into installing the Kovter malware.
A new malicious app disguised as a modified version of the Tor Browser is targeting users looking to buy illegal products off the Dark Web.
City of London Police announced they arrested four suspects, two men, and two women, on accusations of running tech support scams.
Acting New York State Supreme Court Justice Lori Sattler has lost over one million dollars after falling victim of an email scam, NY Daily News reports.
The US Federal Trade Commission (FTC) has settled with a collective of tech support scammers, who were forced to forfeit assets valued at nearly $6 million.
The Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP) have arrested and charged a Canadian woman for hacking into the email of a local company's CEO and redirecting 52,000 Canadian dollars ($38,600) to her own bank account.
As everyone expected, scammers are attempting to cash in on the mass hysteria currently surrounding the WannaCry ransomware outbreak, a mass-infection took place over the weekend of May 12 and 14, and whose effects we still feel today.