Tag «Bitcoin»

DarkNet Tor [Video]

Darknet

Darknet The threats The increasing use of technology and the Internet in all aspects of daily life puts everyday citizens at risk of becoming targets of cybercriminals. As society comes to rely more and more on the Internet, the dangers posed by different types of cybercrime have become very real threats. These threats come in …

Digital Currency Scams [Video]

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Bitcoin Scams On Social Media The Dark Side Of Digital Currency ZeroFOX Research Earlier this month, the price of a single Bitcoin eclipsed the price of an ounce of gold for the first time ever. This news, coupled with the exploding adoption of its underlying technology – blockchain – beyond the financial world, is attracting …

HYIP Investment Schemes [Video]

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HYIP High-Yield Investment Program Definition A fraudulent investment scheme that purports to deliver extraordinarily high returns on investment. High-yield investment schemes often advertise yields of more than 100% per year in order to lure in victims. In reality, these high-yield investment programs are Ponzi schemes, and the organizers aim to steal the money invested. This …

Privacy Anonymity [Video]

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How Does Privacy Differ From Anonymity, And Why Are Both Important? Privacy and anonymity are two different concepts. They are both increasingly necessary as we get increasingly wiretapped and tracked, legally so or not, and it’s important to understand why they are an integral part of our civil liberties – why they are not just …

Malware Ransomware [Video]

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Viruses, Spyware, and Malware What is malware? “Malware” is a term for any software that gets installed on your machine and performs unwanted tasks, often for some third party’s benefit. Malware programs can range from being simple annoyances (pop-up advertising) to causing serious computer invasion and damage (e.g., stealing passwords and data or infecting other …

OneCoin Review [Video]

Onecoin

OneCoin Review: 100-5000 EUR Ponzi point “cryptocurrency” There is no information on the OneCoin website indicating who owns or runs the business. The OneCoin website does have an “about” section, however no information about the company’s ownership structure is revealed. The company does state however that it is headquartered in Europe with worldwide operations. We focus …