Tag: Crime

Mystery Hacker Tries to Steal Crypto Through Fake Google Chrome Wallet Extensions

A hacker is exploiting trust in well-known brands by creating fake cryptocurrency wallet extensions for Google Chrome that trick victims into disclosing sensitive information. Harry Denley, director of security at wallet provider MyCrypto, who identified the fake wallet extensions,...

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Crypto Scams Pose More Risk Than Payments Fraud, Report Suggests

Cryptocurrency scams in 2019 had more risk for U.S. residents than fraud involving romance or payments. That’s the conclusion of a recent report by the Better Business Bureau (BBB), a nonprofit organization focused on marketplace trust. The report found...

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