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News | 3 weeks ago
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One-Third of Blockchain Attacks in 2022 Involved Scams

In 2022, analysts recorded 303 targeted attacks on various blockchain networks. ~32% of them involved phishing attacks, rug pulls, and other scams. Analysts at blockchain security company SlowMist recorded 303 […]

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News | 3 weeks ago
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Airdrops on CoinMarketCap Are Gamed 

SaTT and TokenBot accused CoinMarketCap’s management of conducting $6.6 million worth of fraudulent airdrops.  Popular crypto data aggregator CoinMarketCap conducted 18 airdrops since July 2022, and they all had signs […]

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News | 1 month ago
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Web 3.0 Users Exposed to New Type of Phishing Attacks

Ice Phishing is a new unique trick of cryptojackers, which is aimed exclusively at users of Web 3.0 products. Blockchain security experts at CertiK warned users about a new type […]

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News | 1 month ago
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About 12% of Scam Tokens Are BEP-20  

Nearly 118,000 scam tokens were created in 2022, with most of them on BNB Chain.  Blockchain analysts at Solidus shared the results of a study that found 117,629 tokens were […]

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News | News | 2 months ago
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Charges Against SBF Filed by Federal Prosecutors, SEC, and CFTC

The earlier closed charges of the U.S. Attorney’s Office against FTX CEO Sam Bankman-Fried (SBF) have been made public. Bahamian authorities arrested him on these charges. Formal charges from U.S. […]

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News | 2 months ago
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BTC Less Attractive to Cybercriminals

Due to increased focus on the first cryptocurrency by government regulators and Bitcoin’s growing technological protection, cybercriminals will abandon BTC as a crypto scam target in 2023. Cyber security company […]

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News | 2 months ago
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Users Sell Personal Data to Crypto Scammers in Dark Market for Pennies

Scam crypto projects actively use the personal data of real people willing to provide criminals with it for a small fee. According to a post by CertiK, a company specializing […]

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News | 3 months ago
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Australian Crypto Users Learned to Recognize Scams

The Australian Securities and Investments Commission (ASIC) released a document titled “Top 10 ways to spot a crypto scam.” The government aims to raise citizens’ awareness of how to protect […]

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News | 3 months ago
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Every Eighth Smart Contract on BNB Chain Is Fraudulent

About 12% of BEP-20 tokens are based on smart contracts with fraudulent features. A similar situation is observed with ~8% of ERC-20 standard tokens. Solidus Labs, which specializes in monitoring […]

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News | 4 months ago
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Crypto Scams, Blockchain & AI, Unusual Mining, and Crypto Events 

Things are happening in the cryptocurrency industry at an unprecedented speed, so crypto news has become a must-have for anyone in the blockchain world. Otherwise, it’s simply impossible to keep […]

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