Most bitcoin owners use them to speculate on crypto markets, survey finds
What do those who own bitcoins really spend them on?Read more about Most bitcoin owners use them to speculate on crypto markets, survey finds
Man jailed for fake UN cryptocurrency claims
A fraudster who used a phony digital coin to con investors out of $600 million by convincing them they were helping to promote world peace has been jailed by a New York court.Read more about Man jailed for fake UN cryptocurrency claims
The Ethereum Big Merge: panacea for climate change or goldmine for scammers?
The Ethereum Big Merge is coming soon, but will it help with climate change, and is there anything to worry about?Read more about The Ethereum Big Merge: panacea for climate change or goldmine for scammers?
US recovers $30m Lazarus Group stole in the Ronin hack
Blockchain analysts and the FBI helped to retrieve $30m worth of crypto North Korean hacker collective Lazarus Group stole from Axie Infinity in the Ronin exchange hack.Read more about US recovers $30m Lazarus Group stole in the Ronin hack
Shiba Inu cloud credentials leaked online
Crypto token’s Shiba Inu Amazon Web Service (AWS) account credentials were exposed on a public code repository, researchers say.Read more about Shiba Inu cloud credentials leaked online
NBA announces Sorare "official NFT fantasy partner"
Sorare, a Paris-based company, will launch the NBA's first officially licensed NFT fantasy basketball game this fall – just in time for the 2022-2023 season.Read more about NBA announces Sorare "official NFT fantasy partner"
Crypto influencer runs Ponzi scheme in "awareness campaign"
"Crypto bros are far too gullible," influencer FatMan Terra said after collecting $100,000 worth of bitcoin in a murky investment scheme he pitched on Twitter. He said he refunded all the money he received – but faced backlash anyway.Read more about Crypto influencer runs Ponzi scheme in "awareness campaign"
Hacker stole $185,000 worth of crypto Bill Murray raised for charity
The hacker drained 119.2 ethereum, or about $185,000, from Murray’s wallet just hours after he raised funds in an auction-style bidding war.Read more about Hacker stole $185,000 worth of crypto Bill Murray raised for charity
Ukraine police arrest crypto-fraud suspects
Police in Ukraine have shut down a call center network allegedly run by cybercriminals who posed as legitimate dealers in cryptocurrency, gold, and oil to cheat people there and in the EU out of money.Read more about Ukraine police arrest crypto-fraud suspects
Latvian brought to US to face $7m crypto-fraud charges
A man has been extradited from Latvia to the US to stand trial for allegedly using fraudulent cryptocurrency offers to cheat investors out of millions of dollars, the Department of Justice (DoJ) announced.Read more about Latvian brought to US to face $7m crypto-fraud charges
Telegram teases NFT-like marketplace
Reserved usernames, group, and channel links, as well as emojis and stickers, could be auctioned off on the messaging app’s blockchain-based marketplace.Read more about Telegram teases NFT-like marketplace
Hackers deepfaked top Binance executive to scam crypto projects
“I was not prepared for the onslaught of cyberattacks,” said Patrick Hillmann, Chief Communications Officer at Binance, who joined the company a year ago.Read more about Hackers deepfaked top Binance executive to scam crypto projects
NFTs worth $100 million stolen in past year, Elliptic says
Thieves stole over $100 million worth of non-fungible tokens in the year to July, as the fast-emerging digital asset became a new front in crypto's hacking problem.Read more about NFTs worth $100 million stolen in past year, Elliptic says
Crypto prices move in sync with Asian stocks, prompting regulation
Asia’s crypto trading was the main driver of a global crypto surge, leading to a higher correlation between blockchain and equity markets.Read more about Crypto prices move in sync with Asian stocks, prompting regulation
Bitcoin ATMs hijacked by mystery threat actor
A cryptocurrency ATM manufacturer has been hacked by an unknown party in what could be a reprisal for its declared support for Ukraine against the Russian invasion.Read more about Bitcoin ATMs hijacked by mystery threat actor
US bans virtual currency mixer Tornado Cash for its role in money laundering
The US Treasury sanctioned a notorious virtual currency mixer. Since 2019, it has been used to launder over $7 billion in virtual currency.Read more about US bans virtual currency mixer Tornado Cash for its role in money laundering
Don't fall for it: Dogecoin has no official support account
Has a Dogecoin ‘official support’ team contacted you? If so, ignore them – because the genuine Doge community has warned that it is a scam, stressing that it offers no such support service.Read more about Don't fall for it: Dogecoin has no official support account
Russian ex-con arrives in US to face crypto laundering charges
Computer wiz Alexander Vinnik has been extradited to the US not long after serving a jail term in France for money laundering.Read more about Russian ex-con arrives in US to face crypto laundering charges