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Fraud & Scams

While cryptocurrency and blockchain help facilitate faster, safer transactions, criminals have taken advantage of this new medium of transaction and technology to facilitate criminal activities.

Coinseed Faces Closure for Converting Customer Funds Into DOGE Without Consent

Crypto exchange Coinseed is recently ordered by Letitia James of the New York Attorney General…

Over 120 Dubious Crypto Mining Apps Detected in Google Play Store

In an effort to make the crypto space a safer place, cybersecurity company Trend Micro…

Crypto Ransomware Cases Up by 311% in 2020, Says Chainalysis

2020 was a great year for the digital assets market. The amazing price surges and…

Russian Crypto Exchange Livecoin Forced to Close After Hack

Livecoin, a Russia-based crypto exchange, has announced that it will be shutting down operations and…

New Updates Reveal Almost 300K Customers Affected by Ledger 2020 Data Breach

Hardware wallet manufacturer Ledger was found to have its data breached in July last year,…

Another DeFi Project Falls Prey to Hacking Attack, Loses $2 Million

Another DeFi project bites the dust as it falls prey to another online hack, only…

Binance Rewards US Law Enforcement with $200,000 Over Indictment of 2018 Phishing Attack Culprits

The US Department of Justice (DOJ) announced the indictment of two culprits involved in a…

Japanese Gaming Giant Confidential Data Held Ransom for $11 Million Worth of BTC

November is turning out to be a catastrophic month for Japanese gaming giant Capcom, well-known…

DeFi Protocol Hacking Attacks Have Resulted in Losses of $100 Million in 2020, Says CipherTrace

According to a recent report released by blockchain and crypto security analytics firm CipherTrace, the…

Cheated Investors of Binance-Launched DeFi Project Wine Swap To Get Stolen Funds Back

Wine Swap, a yield farming platform launched on the Binance Smart Chain and indirectly backed…