The Nigerian Fraudsters Ripping Off the Unemployment System

Security researchers have spotted the “Scattered Canary” group scamming vital benefits programs amid the Covid-19...

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Web Giants Scrambled to Head Off a Dangerous DDoS Technique

Firms like Google and Cloudflare raced to prevent an amplification attack that threatened to take down large portions of the internet with just a few hundred devices.

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Bitcoin Sentiment on Twitter Reaches Its Highest Level in 3 Years, Says Data Firm The Tie
May20

Bitcoin Sentiment on Twitter Reaches Its Highest Level in 3 Years, Says Data Firm The Tie

Positive investor sentiment about bitcoin (BTC) on Twitter has reached record levels – its highest in three years – triggered by the cryptocurrency’s supply cut earlier this month, data shows. According to crypto data company The Tie, the 30-day average daily sentiment score is at an all-time high since 2017. The “score” typically measures the difference between positive and negative BTC reviews at...

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5000 BTC Giveaway Scam: Chamath Palihapitiya, Elon Musk Not Giving Away Bitcoin
May20

5000 BTC Giveaway Scam: Chamath Palihapitiya, Elon Musk Not Giving Away Bitcoin

The number of bitcoin giveaway scams has been increasing rapidly amid rising prices of cryptocurrencies and deepening economic crisis worldwide. These scams claim that famous people are giving away bitcoin, such as Virgin Galactic Chairman Chamath Palihapitiya, Tesla CEO Elon Musk, and U.S. presidential candidate Michael Bloomberg. Bitcoin Giveaway Scams on the Rise Bitcoin giveaway scams claiming that celebrities are giving away...

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Retail Investors Branch to Altcoins: ‘60% of Coinbase Customers Start With Bitcoin, Only 24% Stick Exclusively’
May20

Retail Investors Branch to Altcoins: ‘60% of Coinbase Customers Start With Bitcoin, Only 24% Stick Exclusively’

On May 13, the San Francisco-based cryptocurrency exchange, Coinbase published a report that shows digital currency investors are investing in alternative cryptocurrencies despite bitcoin’s 67% market dominance. Data from Coinbase shows that customers with at least five crypto purchases, roughly 60% of them buy bitcoin first but only 24% remain exclusively loyal to the digital asset. 75% of Coinbase Customers Eventually Buy...

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