Common LinkedIn scams: Beware of phishing attacks and fake job offers

LinkedIn scammers attack when we may be at our most vulnerable – here’s what to look out for and how to avoid falling victim to fraud when using the platform. Job hunting is hard work, a kind of full-time job in itself. It requires focus and patience to go from one job posting to another … More Common LinkedIn scams: Beware of phishing attacks and fake job offers

ESET Research discovers scheme to steal cryptocurrency from Android and iPhone users

The attackers distributed malicious apps via fake and legitimate sites, and Telegram and Facebook groups. This sophisticated malicious cryptocurrency scheme targets mobile devices using Android or iOS operating systems (iPhones). The malicious apps were distributed through fake websites, mimicking legitimate wallet services and promoted with ads placed on legitimate sites using misleading articles, and via … More ESET Research discovers scheme to steal cryptocurrency from Android and iPhone users

Cryptocurrency scams: What to know and how to protect yourself

As you attempt to strike it rich in the digital gold rush, make sure you know how to recognize various schemes that want to part you from your digital coins. The world seems to have gone ‘crypto-mad’. Digital currencies like bitcoin, Monero, Ethereum and Dogecoin are all over the internet. Their soaring value promises big … More Cryptocurrency scams: What to know and how to protect yourself

$5.2 billion worth of Bitcoin transactions possibly tied to ransomware

Threat actors are increasingly using advanced tactics to obfuscate and launder their illicit gains, a report by the US Government finds. As much as US$5.2 billion worth of outgoing Bitcoin transactions may be tied to ransomware payouts involving the top 10 most common ransomware variants alone, according to a report by the Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FinCEN) … More $5.2 billion worth of Bitcoin transactions possibly tied to ransomware

Hackers swipe almost $100 million from major cryptocurrency exchange

Japanese cryptocurrency exchange Liquid suspends cryptocurrency deposits and withdrawals and moves its assets into cold storage. Japanese cryptocurrency exchange platform Liquid has fallen victim to enterprising hackers who compromised its warm wallets and made off with more than US$97 million in various cryptocurrency assets. “At roughly 7:50 AM SGT on August 19th, Liquid’s Operations and … More Hackers swipe almost $100 million from major cryptocurrency exchange