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A Bitcoin Mystery: Can You Figure Out Who Did It?

29 Nov 2021 4 minute read 1 comment LocoSocioCrypto

*I will reveal the answer to this story on Friday, December 3rd at 6:00 pm EST* Vinnie Gallardo exited his house and began walking to his left down the sidewalk. Upon arriving at his destination, he knocked at the door and broke out into a wide smile...

Meet Leen Thijsse: The photographer who's talent made him a millionaire property owner, now washing dishes after being conned by his bank

22 Sep 2021 5 minute read 0 comments Kovichni

Not many stories will give you a better insight into the scummy world of banks and the government laws, or lack thereof, which enable this corrupt entity to get away with nothing less than sheer robbery. Leen Thijsse basically started his journey by...

Crypto Holder tortured with a drill by Robbers so they could obtain his assets

12 Jul 2021 2 minute read 4 comments Lukros76

With how many ways we have to secure our crypto, through authenticators, 2FA, complicated random passwords, safe key phrases and hardware wallet, one would expect people no longer have much of a physical way to steal our assets especially since they...

Altilly Exchange Hacked - Update

26 Dec 2020 3 minute read 2 comments Japakar

12/28/2020 - UPDATENow recommended you check the main Altilly website as they finally have some info up! http://altilly.com https://www.reddit.com/r/Bitcoin/comments/kn28kn/altilly_hack/ - Update " What is going on? Altilly got hacked recently in wee...

Be careful from people trying to steal your Steam account credentials

6 Dec 2020 2 minute read 0 comments Bala

Today I wasted almost 1 hour on a crappy conversation where I guess someone was trying to steal my Steam account credentials. It has been almost a year since I played any game on Steam. My account was still active but I didn't use it regularly. I als...

Top 3 Recommendations to Avoid Online Holiday Fraud and Scams

1 Dec 2020 1 minute read 5 comments Matthew Rosenquist

  The holidays are a time for increased online fraud and scams. All of us need to follow the best security practices to keep our holiday from turning into a digital disaster. Be smart.  Know that the cybercriminals will attempt all manner of fraud. ...

1400BTC Stolen from User, Trace Ends in Russia

1 Sep 2020 1 minute read 15 comments Abhimanyu Krishnan

A Russian hacker is believed to have stolen 1,400 Bitcoin (BTC) from a Electrum user’s wallet, according to the victim’s post made on Github on August 30. User says that he had 1400 BTC in an Electrum wallet he had not accessed since 2017 The user h...

2 Years in Prison for $380K XRP Theft

11 Aug 2020 1 minute read 9 comments Abhimanyu Krishnan

Local media outlets reported on August 11 that a 25 year Australian woman had been arrested and sentenced for stealing 100,000 XRP tokens.  Kathryn Nguyen stole 100k XRP tokens from a 56 year old man’s account in January 2018 At the time, the sum to...

A large batch of bitcoin miners was stolen from a Bitmain farm in China

23 Jul 2020 1 minute read 0 comments Danyakot

10,000 devices for mining bitcoin, which were located on one of the farms of the company Bitmain, were allegedly taken to an unknown destination. This is reported by the Chinese publication 8BTC. According to the publication, in an attempt to return...

Misunderstanding the Economic Factors of Cybercrime

30 May 2020 2 minute read 2 comments Matthew Rosenquist

A new study by Cambridge Cybercrime Centre titled Cybercrime is (often) boring: maintaining the infrastructure of cybercrime economies concludes that cybercrime is boring and recommends authorities change their strategy to highlight the tedium in or...