Category: Scams

A Monero Mining Bot Is Spreading Through Facebook Messenger

If you’ve interacted with Facebook, you may have had run-ins with spam bots that infest your profile (or your friends’ profiles) and post links or advertisements without your permission. Well, the same malware that tells your friends to “Check out this link for 90% off a BRAND NEW pair of Ray-Bans. WOW!” is now being used to mine cryptocurrency. A downloaded client runs mining software that contributes hashing power to the malware’s …
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Bitcoin Scam Site Warning – Razzleton

More and more Bitcoin Ponzi Schemes try to lure in unsuspecting investors by providing investment plans. Razzleton is a company claiming to offer healthcare investment opportunities. With returns ranging from 500% to 5,000%, it is not hard to see this company is looking to take people’s money rather than anything else. Stay away from this company as far as possible. Do Not Invest In The Razzleton Ponzi Looking at the …
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Bitcoin Scam Site Warning – Bustafunds

Investment sites dealing with cryptocurrency deposits will usually run off with people’s money rather quickly. Bustafunds is one of those scam sites, as there are plenty of warning sites indicating investors will never see their money again. In fact, the site template even refers to a different scam site, which is probably run by the same people. Is This Bustafunds Or Visual HYIP? Things get confusing right away when looking …
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Top 5 Most Common Phishing Attacks

1. Dyre malware email Dyre was delivered through emails, with links directed towards a phony file sharing service called Cubby. The emails looked pretty standard, as do most other phishing schemes. Some were pretty generic with links that looked like they were taking you to view an invoice, and some linked you to an unable to process payment page. Dyre was a remote access Trojan that targeted victims’ banking information. …
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