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FBI Warns Crypto Users of Potential Coronavirus Scams

The coronavirus crisis has yielded some very interesting situations, albeit not all of them will be beneficial. Especially when it comes to scams pertaining to cryptocurrencies, the FBI is growing concerned. It is interesting to see the FBI pay close attention to what is going on in the cryptocurrency space. More Coronavirus Scams are Likely  In fact, it would appear that the agency wants to warn people about impending scams …
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The FBI Reaches out to BitConnect Victims as Investigation Trucks Along

The cryptocurrency world has seen many potential scams, fraudulent ventures, and projects which were abandoned fairly quickly. BitConnect has been one of the darkest stains in the industry as a whole. Even today, it still leaves its mark, primarily because the FBI is still investigating the matter. They actively seek out victims who fell victim to this major scam in 2016, 2017 and early 2018. The BitConnect Story is not …
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Is Cybercrime Getting Out of Control?

Stating that cybercrime is on the rise is rather like saying the world is round. Identifying this well-known fact is no longer any great discovery. But understanding the magnitude of the problem and how it affects us as we use the internet is an important starting point. Earlier this week, the FBI’s Internet Crime Complaint Center (IC3) released their 2017 Internet Crime Report. More than 300,000 consumers reported that they …
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IPVanish and PureVPN Keep Customer Logs Despite Claiming Otherwise

Virtual private network solutions are not all that hard to come by. Most of the companies offering such services claim not to log any user information whatsoever. As it turns out, that is not always the case. In fact, quite a few companies have made such claims and gone on to share information with the US government when asked for it. It’s a pretty worrisome trend, to say the least. VPNs Aren’t Always Honest In …
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