Great thread B.F.A. Keep them coming. Education and awareness is paramount in crypto.
New Linux-Targeting Crypto-Mining Malware Combines Hiding and Upgrading Capabilities
“We giving 5000 BC to all community!
We present cryptocurrency payments for your purchases in our store and want to celebrate this event with all users.
We organize the biggest crypto-giveaway in the world!
Participate in the giveaway – m-crypto.me”
Google has become the latest victim of the rampant bitcoin “giveaway” scams proliferating on Twitter.
For a little over ten minutes on Tusesday, the Twitter account of the online search giant’s suite of productivity apps and tools, G Suite, was hacked and used to promote a fraudulent bitcoin giveaway. Initially reported by Hard Fork, the fraudsters dubbed the giveaway the “biggest in the world.”
“Google is giving 10,000 Bitcoin (BTC) to all community! We decided to make the biggest crypto-giveaway in the world! Now you can make payments in Gsuite using cryptocurrency,” the tweet read.
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