Researchers warn of new Rug Pull scam through fraudulent crypto tokens

Another day another Rug Pull scam that involves exploiting of smart contract vulnerability. Scammers are exploiting misconfigurations in smart contracts to create fake cryptocurrency tokens to steal funds from innocent…

FBI – Malicious QR codes stealing login and financial data

The FBI has issued an alert urging users to refrain from scanning anonymous QR codes as cybercriminals are using these QR codes to steal login credentials, financial information, and funds.…

HackRead & Verify announce strategic partnership to combat crypto scams and hacks

Hackread.com has adopted a strategic partnership with Verify Token to help educate investors to make crypto safer for all. As world economies reel from the unprecedented disruption of a modern…

FBI warns of hackers mailing malicious USB drives to spread ransomware

Cybercriminals are sending “decorative gift boxes” to unsuspecting businesses containing Lily Go USB flash drives that are installing ransomware on targeted devices. The US Federal Bureau of Investigation, FBI, has…

Cloud video platform abused in web skimmer attack against real estate sites

According to Unit 42 researchers, attackers injected skimmer code into a video player and when a site embedded that player, it also embedded the malicious script and got infected. Palo…

N Korean hackers stole $1.7 billion from cryptocurrency exchanges

Experts believe that North Korean hackers are behind some of the largest hacks against cryptocurrency exchanges and keeping the stolen funds as a long-term investment. The government-backed hackers from North…

Scammers Netted $7.7 Billion worth of Cryptocurrency in 2021

A new report confirms that cryptocurrency-based crimes posed “one of the biggest threats to cryptocurrency’s continued adoption.” Blockchain analysis firm Chainanalysis has revealed startling details about the devastation cybercriminals managed…

Spider-Man: No Way Home exploited to push phishing and malware scams

Scammers are exploiting the release of Spider-Man: No Way Home movie to steal credit card and banking data along with harvesting login credentials of unsuspected users, Kaspersky has warned. Since…

Indian PM Modi’s Twitter Account HACKED for Bitcoin scam

This was the second time that a Twitter account linked to PM Modi got compromised for a Bitcoin-related scam. Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s official Twitter handle (@narendramodi) got briefly…

300,000 Android users impacted by malware apps on Play Store

In total, 4 different banking trojan malware disguised as cryptocurrency apps, QR code readers, PDF scanners, fitness monitors, etc. were identified on the Play Store. Android smartphone users must beware…