Avast blog: Beware of crypto exchange scams

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There is a new breed of scammers gaining popularity, thanks to the wild swings in the cryptocurrency market. I worked with Avast researcher Matěj Račinský who has tracked three different fake crypto exchanges, I show you some of the come-on messages, why their tactics are so compelling and — almost — believable — and how they ply their criminal trade, including phony news sites announcements (as shown here).

You can read more about these scammers, and ways to avoid them, in my blog post for Avast here.

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