Category: Fraud

Steemit Platform Resumes Operations

Despite the whole deep web and SilkRoad shenanigans, and what the general media might say, the Cryptocurrency community does not approve of cyber crime, nor does it look lightly upon it. The Ethereum community managed to prove it, with the successful implementation of the hard-fork that will allow users to recover their DAO tokens for Ether on a 100-1 scale, and a smart contract that will also refund the extra …
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HummingBad Malware Generates More Than $10,000 Per Day

An Android malware named HummingBad has been netting its creators more than $10,000 per day, an extensive report made by security firm Check Point says that approximately 85 million devices are infected with the virus. HummingBad is a malware that has been going around for some months now, but only recently was its main purpose revealed: to make its creators’ thousands of dollars. The virus tries to install fraudulent apps into …
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Russian Media Tycoon is Offering 1000 BTC Reward To Help Identify Hackers

Russian media Tycoon Aram Gabrelyanov is offering a reward of 1,000 BTC to anyone who can help track or identify the group of hackers behind the heist of some of his private documents.  An ad offering personal information about Aram Gabrelyanov, General Editor of the Russian portal Life was seen at The exchange of information, a marketplace where private and sensitive information is offered to the best bidder. Anonimous International is asking …
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Cracker Group OurMine Attacks Google’s CEO Sundar Pichai Twitter Account

There is a new group of hackers in town. After acquiring the Twitter login credentials of Mark Zuckerberg the new group of hackers known as ‘OurMine’ has managed to gain access to Google’s CEO Sundar Pichai.  Everyone started to talk about them at the beginning of this month. The collective of hackers known as OurMine has been pursuing high profile targets. The list of successful attacks is growing, the hackers even …
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