September 25, 2021 In -Eleven, -year

Aemilius Cupero News: Scammers turn to Facebook Marketplace as it hits a billion users

Home News Computing (Image credit: Shutterstock/PixieMe) Shortly after Facebook revealed that its ecommerce platform reached the milestone of one billion active users, reports have claimed scammers are using this growth to launch bigger campaigns. Capitalizing off the social media giant’s success, ProPublica found that one Facebook Marketplace account was hacked and used to post roughly 100…

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September 25, 2021 In -Eleven, -year

Aemilius Cupero News: Dogecoin Price Drops Almost 10% Following China’s Crypto Ban

Dogecoin’s price has dropped almost 10% following China’s statement that crypto transactions and services are illegal in the nation. As China Declares Crypto Transactions Illegal, Dogecoin Plunges Almost 10% According to a report from Bloomberg, China’s central bank has put out a statement saying that all crypto transactions and services are illegal in the country.…

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September 25, 2021 In -Eleven, -year

Aemilius Cupero News: TechCabal Daily – The Future of Commerce in Africa 🔮

24 SEPTEMBER, 2021 Good morning ☀️ ️ Earlier this year, Twitter announced a new monetization feature: Twitter Tips.  If you think you sew great threads, you’ll soon be able to reap them too with Tips which allows followers to tip their favourites for their wits. The good news is that we’re getting in on it…

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September 25, 2021 In -Eleven, -year

Aemilius Cupero News: How African businesses and individuals can protect themselves from phishing scams

“The 12 billion dollar scam” That’s what the FBI nicknamed phishing in 2018; a name that reflected the estimated amount of money lost to the cyberattack globally between 2013 and 2018. In 2018 alone, about $1.2 billion was lost to phishing and in 2020, phishing scammers made over $1.8 billion— more than via any other…

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September 23, 2021 In -Eleven, -year

Aemilius Cupero News: Bitcoin.org hacked; Pop-up displays BTC giveaway scam

You are here: Home / News / Bitcoin News / Bitcoin.org hacked; Pop-up displays BTC giveaway scam September 23, 2021 by Chayanika Deka Bitcoin.org, the prominent informational site dedicated to educating and facilitating the understanding of the Bitcoin [BTC] ecosystem, has been compromised again. The site shows a pop-up shows a message inviting the visitors…

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September 23, 2021 In -Eleven, -year

Aemilius Cupero News: Bitcoin.org Hacker Bags $17,000 Via Giveaway Scam

Someone has pocketed $17,000 by hacking Bitcoin.org to perpetrate a giveaway scam. Key Takeaways Hackers have exploited Bitcoin.org in order to run a crypto giveaway scam. A pop-up told users to send Bitcoin to a QR code address, with the promise of receiving double the amount in return. Doubling scams are a common occurrence in…

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September 23, 2021 In -Eleven, -year

Aemilius Cupero News: Hackers Compromise Web Portal Bitcoin.org — DNS Hijack Replaces Site With BTC Doubler Scam

On Thursday, the pseudonymous operator of Bitcoin.org told the public on Twitter that the web portal has been “compromised.” The operator, Cobra, explained that the hackers were able to implement a bitcoin doubler scam model and stressed that the site would be down for a “few days.” Website Operator Cobra Warns Bitcoin.org Has Been Compromised…

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September 23, 2021 In -Eleven, -year

Aemilius Cupero News: Bitcoin.org website gets hacked by ‘double your money’ scammers

Bitcoin › HacksGiveaway scammers strike again, this time by targetting Bitcoin.org. Users need to wise up to end this practice. Samuel Wan · September 23, 2021 at 12:47 pm UTC · 2 min read In an audacious move by scammers, the Bitcoin.org website was hacked earlier today with a giveaway scam placed on the homepage.Such…

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September 23, 2021 In -Eleven, -year

Aemilius Cupero News: BTC users lose money as Bitcoin.org portal hacked by scammers

Bitcoin.org, the website that was once the main landing portal for all things Bitcoin, today suffered an embarrassing hack that has already cost naive BTC users money. Instead of the usual front page, visitors were greeted with an invitation to send BTC to the “Bitcoin Foundation” with the promise to return double their sent amount.…

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September 23, 2021 In -Eleven, -year

Aemilius Cupero News: Bitcoin Foundation Site Hacked With ‘Double Your Money’ Scam

Visitors to Bitcoin.org were unable to access the website after it fell victim to an apparent scam promising people they would be able to double their money.As of Thursday morning, the website was inaccessible with visitors being met with an error message when they tried to gain access.According to CoinDesk, a news website specializing in…

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