Mobile Phone Phishing Scam Tied To iPhone Messages

Crime, Education | October 27, 2018 By:

A new cell phone scam targeted at iPhone users tries to steal theirApple login details by sending a fake Spotify/iTunes email.

The phishing email claims to be from Apple and Spotify. If a user clicks on the link, the email says the user had bought a year of Spotify Premium for $150.99 and links to a page to “review your subscription.” A fake Apple landing page – which looks like a real one –


Australian Woman Arrested For Stealing 100,000 XRP

Crime, News | October 26, 2018 By:

Australia’s New South Wales Police has arrested a 23-year-old woman for allegedly hacking half a million dollars-worth of cryptocurrency from a wallet owned by a 56-year-old man.

The police reportedly launched an investigation in January of this year after the victim was locked out of a trading account and had 100,000 units of Ripple stolen.


North Korea Hackers Stole Over a Half-Billion in Cryptocurrency – Report

Crime, ICO News, News | October 21, 2018 By:

North Korean hackers known as Lazarus have stolen more than a half-billion dollars in cryptocurrencies, according to cybersecurity vendor Group-IB.

The firm contends Lazarus was behind 14 hacks on crypto exchanges since January 2017, reaping an estimated $571 million in the raids. The North Korean hacking efforts are a way to raise money in a country that has experienced severe sanctions from the world community on its economic activity,


Crypto Theft Hits Nearly $1B USD In First Three Quarters Of 2018 – Report

Crime, News | October 12, 2018 By:

Cryptocurrency theft through hacking of exchanges soared to $927 million in the first nine months of 2018, according to a report by crypto intelligence firm CipherTrace.

The report, titled “Cryptocurrency Anti-Money Laundering 2018 Q3,” revealed that theft of cryptocurrencies at exchange and platform layers continued to represent a major problem in the third quarter of the year.