Bitcoin scammers phish for wallet recovery codes on Twitter

Cryptocurrency scammers are on the prowl for wallet recovery phrases, under the pretence of trying to be helpful.

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Deepfakes were going to change everything. And then they didn’t

Deepfakes are out there, but they aren’t where many people expected them to be.

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Fake Trezor app steals more that $1 million worth of crypto coins

Several users of Trezor, a small hardware device that acts as a cryptocurrency wallet, have lost fortunes after being duped by a phishing app.

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Has Facebook leaked your phone number?

A giant collection of personal information from an old Facebook data leak has emerged. Find out why it matters and what you can do about it.

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Teen behind 2020 Twitter hack pleads guilty

The teen behind the Twitter hack of 2020 pleaded guilty to several charges as part of a deal in which he will serve three years in prison.

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Gang arrested for SIM-swapping celebrities, stealing $100 million

The attacks targeted thousands of people and netted some high-profile victims, such as online influencers, sports stars, and musicians.

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Malvertising campaign on PornHub and other top adult brands exposes users to tech support scams

PornHub, RedTube and several other top adult sites have been showing visitors fake popup warnings leading to tech support scams.

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Update now! Chrome patches zero-day that was exploited in the wild

The successfully exploited vulnerability is suspected of being used in targeted attacks against security researchers.

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