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Aemilius Cupero News: Lookout Uncovers Crypto Mining Scam Involving Nearly 100K Android Users

California-based security firm, Lookout, released a report Friday announcing the discovery of a major scam targeting android devices.  According to a recent report from security firm Lookout, some 93,000 Android users have been victims of a scam to sell them fake cryptocurrency via the Google Play Store. The apps were advertised as an avenue to…

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Aemilius Cupero News: 93K Users Scammed Into Buying Fake Cryptocurrency Mining Apps

Thousands of users were scammed into buying fake Android cryptocurrency mining apps, according to a California-based security firm. These apps are advertised as a way of earning money via mining cryptocurrencies, but in actuality they don’t perform any function. Instead, they charge the user for supposed improvements and enhancements to improve their currency throughput. 93K…

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Aemilius Cupero News: All of these Android cryptocurrency mining apps are actually scams

Cryptocurrencies have been huge for years, but the digital assets have now well and truly gone mainstream. Even with Bitcoin having lost half of its value since its peak in April, it’s still worth more than $32,000 a coin. Everyone wants a piece of the pie, so it’s no surprise that dozens of cryptocurrency mining…

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Aemilius Cupero News: Kumbh scam: Company got nod for tests without documents

File photoHARIDWAR: Initial investigation in the Maha Kumbh Covid-19 testing scam has indicated that the mela health department allowed Max Corporate Services, the firm accused of conducting over one lakh fake tests, to come on board even though it did not have valid documents. This was revealed by Haridwar district magistrate (DM) C Ravishankar to…

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Aemilius Cupero News: Fake cryptomining apps, some found on the Play Store, scam $350,000 from users

Why it matters: Although cryptocurrency such as Bitcoin has lost around half its value in the last three months, people still want to get in on what can be a lucrative industry, and criminals are taking advantage. A security company has discovered that over 170 Android apps, some available on the Google Play store, have…

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Aemilius Cupero News: Psychedelics Open a New Window on the Mechanisms of Perception

Everything became imbued with a sense of vitality and life and vividness. If I picked up a pebble from the beach, it would move. It would glisten and gleam and sparkle and be absolutely captivating,” says neuroscientist Anil Seth. “Somebody looking at me would see me staring at a stone for hours.”Or what seemed like…

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Aemilius Cupero News: Another South African Ponzi Scheme Exposed for 8,000 Bitcoin

The award for the World’s Biggest Bitcoin Scam of 2020 goes to Mirror Trading International (as declared by Chainalysis). MTI has been ordered into liquidation by South Africa’s Western Cape High Court after being shut down for operating a financial service without a licence and for misleading investors. An amount of 8,000 Bitcoin (currently worth around US$268…

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Aemilius Cupero News: Latest Australian Crypto Scams Going Around in 2021

Investment scams involving bitcoin and other crypto assets are on the rise, leading to huge losses for many Australians and warnings from consumer protection agencies to be wary. Record losses were recorded in June 2021 – mostly due to investment scams – according to Scamwatch, which is run by the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission…

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Aemilius Cupero News: ‘BitScam’ and ‘CloudScam’ end up scamming 93,000 Bitcoin and Ethereum users

Bitcoin · Ethereum › ScamsA security research firm found illicit crypto apps targeted thousands of people in recent times, with the fake apps pocketing over $350,000 in the process. Shaurya Malwa · July 8, 2021 at 2:00 pm UTC · 2 min read Lookout, an integrated endpoint-to-cloud security company, today announced the discovery of major…

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Aemilius Cupero News: College Football Star Ladarius Clardy Dead at 18 After More Than 50 Shots Are Fired at His Car

ksuowls.comKennesaw State University football has lost a rising star.  According to the Escambia County Sheriff’s Office (ECSO), student athlete Ladarius Clardy was shot and killed in Pensacola, Fla. last week. At the time of this writing, no arrests had been made. At a recent press conference, Sheriff Chip W. Simmons said the ECSO received a call…

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