It is estimated that cryptocurrency scammers stole USD2.7bn during 2020.
McAfee claimed his phone and Twitter account had been taken over soon after he began promoting cryptocurrencies.
Leaders like Hong Kong’s Carrie Lam are working to align a state-backed digital legal tender with the sanctions-busting capabilities of a distributed ledger for international transfers.
Teenagers and twentysomethings in the UK, Malta and Belgium targeted American sports stars, musicians and influencers.
Hackers took control of Telegram, Gmail and Yahoo accounts with the intention of tricking the victim’s business associates.
Haseeb Awan charges cryptocurrency millionaires USD99 per month for a mobile plan that requires a notarized letter to make changes.
Cryptocurrency mining was used to disguise the illegal profits of two different digital TV piracy gangs.
Some suspect insiders were paid to give access to the accounts of VIPs including Barack Obama, Elon Musk and Kanye West.
18 year old Canadian Samy Bensaci is alleged to be part of a gang that focused on stealing from cryptocurrency investors.
Hackers use SIM swaps as part of a process that also abuses the lax security of email providers and cryptocurrency wallets.