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Elon Musk-themed cryptocurrency scam uses fake Medium as the promotion site

So Elon Musk is buying Twitter, and you can be sure that scammers are making the most of this news. As Elon Musk spends most of the week in the headlines, so pop up Elon Musk-themed scams—and it looks like they may be ramping up. We witnessed a flurry of replies from the man himself in response to someone making a comment. “Oh. Wait a minute&
Publish At:2022-04-27 21:04 | Read:1107 | Comments:0 | Tags:Crypto Scams bitcoin BitCoin Scam btc DOGE Dogecoin elon mus

A week in security (January 4 – January 10)

Last week on Malwarebytes Labs, we released survey results about VPN usage and found that 36 percent of our respondents use it. We also talked about Adobe Flash Player reaching its end of life—meaning, Adobe won’t be supporting the updating and patching of its Flash Player software; covered the ransomware attack against Funke Media Group, one of German
Publish At:2021-01-11 12:42 | Read:2049 | Comments:0 | Tags:A week in security Adobe Flash Player APT37 BitCoin Scam Bit

“I have full control of your device”: Sextortion scam rears its ugly head in time for 2021

Malwarebytes recently received a report about a fresh spate of Bitcoin sextortion scam campaigns doing the rounds. Bitcoin sextortion scams tend to email you to say they’ve videoed you on your webcam performing sexual acts in private, and ask you to pay them amount in Bitcoin to keep the video (which doesn’t exist) private. This type of blackm
Publish At:2021-01-07 15:06 | Read:1789 | Comments:0 | Tags:Social engineering bitcoin blackmail email 2020 BitCoin Scam

VideoBytes: Twitter gets hacked!

Hello dear readers, and welcome to the latest and greatest from VideoBytes: a brand new, video feature that we announced just yesterday. On our debut post today, we’re talking to you about the Twitter hack, in which hackers accessed the Twitter accounts of 130 high profile figures, like Barack Obama, Joe Biden and Elon Musk by gaining access to an
Publish At:2020-10-01 14:45 | Read:2256 | Comments:0 | Tags:VideoBytes Barack Obama bill gates bitcoin BitCoin Scam elon

Personal data of thousands of users from the UK, Australia, South Africa, the US, Singapore exposed in bitcoin scam

Group-IB discovered thousands of personal records of users from multiple countries exposed in a targeted multi-stage bitcoin scam. Group-IB, a global threat hunting and intelligence company headquartered in Singapore, has discovered thousands of personal records of users from the UK, Australia, South Africa, the US, Singapore, Spain, Malaysia and oth
Publish At:2020-06-30 09:55 | Read:2242 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Cyber Crime Digital ID Hacking Bitcoin scam Cy

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