Tag: Bots

Man-In-The-Browser Attacks Will Continue to Pose Problems for Crypto Users

Cryptocurrency exchanges are often considered gateways for novice users all over the world. These platforms allow regular consumers to buy and sell bitcoin and top altcoins using convenient payment methods. At the same time, these exchanges also pose a big risk when it comes to attacks by cybercriminals. A new man-in-the-browser attack may prove to be a big problem for top exchanges moving forward. The Man-in-the-Browser Attack With so many different …
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Trading Bot Mistakenly Causes e-Gulden Pump

In an unregulated market such as cryptocurrency, bad actors and spontaneous events continually prey upon unknowing individuals. While the victims of these acts typically consist of naive and inexperienced individuals, even savvy traders sometimes find themselves duped by these ploys. Since last Thursday, McAfee Antivirus creator and eccentric cryptocurrency magnate has been tweeting a “coin-of-the-day” to his almost 500,000 followers on Twitter. The results of these daily tweets are exactly what one would …
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Researchers Unveil Mysterious Army of Twitter Bots

Twitter has quickly become one of the world’s largest social networks, allowing people from all over the world to share content, opinions, and thoughts. Unfortunately, this popular network is also being used for more nefarious purposes. Fake Twitter accounts are nothing new, yet it appears these “armies” are growing in size. Researchers uncovered 350,000 Twitter bots, all of which are looking to join forces in order to cause havoc in …
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Ever Heard of an A.I. Bot Being Arrested?

A bot created by Carmen Weisskopf and Domagoj Smoljo was arrested last year by Swiss authorities. The bot, who is being referred to as RDS, or Random Dark net Shopper. The bot journeyed deep into dark net, purchasing and ordering illegal goods on dozens of markets. The bot even went as far as sending items back to the original shipper just to show off. The bot is clearly only doing …
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