The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) on its official resource gives recommendations on how to protect users from scams that are blackmailed with bitcoin.
An expert on cyber defense from Slovakia, Lucas Stefanko, noted that a new "crypto program" appeared on Google Play, which misleads the customers of the service. At a cost of 355 euros (almost 388 dollars), the expansion demonstrates the Ethereum project logo on the display.
The order-keepers from China arrested three criminals who are suspected of having stolen digital assets by $ 87 million.
Crypto-mining of monero tokens using the browser-based extension of Coinhive generally brings about 1,271 coins or 250,000 dollars for four weeks, taking into account the current price of a crypto-coin.
Diar experts say that investors lost more than $ 100 million due to scams. Most of the funds were lost in August this year.
The scammer who organized an ICO was fined by the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) for 30 thousand dollars, and he is for life forbidden to serve as a director and to trade in shares.