• scam

    Bitcoin Blackmail Scam Terrorizing Paradise Valley Residents

    A local Arizona police department is warning residents in the area of a potential blackmail scam involving Bitcoin. Paradise Valley Residents Receive Threatening Letter Demanding Bitcoin Paradise Valley, Arizona police department is warning residents via its official social media accounts of a blackmail letter being sent around that...

    Tony Spilotro | November 14, 2018 | 7:00 am
  • Twitter

    Target Twitter Account Hacked, Platform Defenseless Against Crypto Scammers

    The official, verified Twitter account of a leading U.S. retailer has been compromised by hackers, who are leveraging the account to steal cryptocurrencies from investors in an apparent giveaway scam. Target Hit: Hackers Infiltrate Verified Retailer Twitter Account Determined cybercriminals have, reportedly, gained access to the verified Twitter...

    Tony Spilotro | November 14, 2018 | 12:00 am
  • Crypto

    Swedish Man Sent to Prison for Mailing Bomb to Bitcoin Firm CryptoPay

    A Swedish man suspected in a case involving a bomb being mailed to a Bitcoin firm has been convicted of attempted murder and is facing up to seven years in prison. Swedish Bitcoin Bomber Convicted of Attempted Murder According to the Associated Press, Michael Salonen, age 43, has...

    Tony Spilotro | November 10, 2018 | 5:00 pm
  • Square

    Square Generates $43 Million in Bitcoin Revenue in Q3, Profits Reach $500,000

    Mobile payments and merchant services provider Square, Inc. has revealed its Q3 revenue report, and with it has shared some positive growth in Bitcoin-related revenue. Square Shows Steady Continued Growth in Bitcoin Revenue According to Square’s third quarter 2018 revenue report, the mobile payment firm generated $431 million...

    Tony Spilotro | November 9, 2018 | 10:00 pm
  • YouGov

    Basic Attention Token Nosedives 20% Amidst SEC Crackdown Concerns

    The native cryptocurrency token powering the Brave browser, Basic Attention Token, has fallen 20% overnight over concerns stemming from the SEC’s recent crackdown. BAT Faces Deep Correction After Coinbase Listing Surge While Bitcoin and much of the rest of the cryptocurrency market continue to struggle to break out...

    Tony Spilotro | November 9, 2018 | 5:00 pm
  • Cryptocurrency

    Hackers Infiltrate 600K Websites Through StatCounter in Search of Bitcoin

    Cybercriminals have hacked one of the largest website traffic analytics platforms on the web, and with it have injected malicious code into over 600,000 websites in an attempt to gain access to Bitcoin held at cryptocurrency exchange Targeted Through StatCounter Backdoor Matthieu Faou, malware researcher for...

    Tony Spilotro | November 7, 2018 | 9:00 pm
  • Bitcoin

    Twitter Crypto Scammers Steal $150K by Posing as Elon Musk

    Scammers plaguing a popular social media platform have successfully stolen over $150,000 in cryptocurrency. They used the verified accounts of two prominent British businesses by posing as Tesla founder and CEO Elon Musk. Two British Brands Targeted in Twitter Scam to Steal Crypto British fashion and home goods...

    Tony Spilotro | November 6, 2018 | 11:00 pm

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