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Scams, Hacks & Breaches

Artificial Intelligence (AI) Deepfake Video Scams Steal $273,350 From Three Men: Report

Three Canadian men reportedly lost hundreds of thousands of dollars after watching videos that purportedly showed prominent figures vouching for…

July 14, 2024

$40,000 Drained From JPMorgan Chase Account by Malicious ‘Ghost’ As Bank Rejects Customer’s Plea for Reimbursement: Report

A JPMorgan Chase customer says he's struggled to pick up the pieces after a mysterious malicious actor drained $40,000 from…

July 13, 2024

$1,640,000,000 in Crypto Assets Lost on BNB Chain Since Launch, Says Bug Bounty Platform Immunefi

New data from bug bounty platform Immunefi finds that nearly $1.7 billion in crypto assets have been drained on BNB…

July 13, 2024

Founder of Peer-to-Peer Crypto Exchange Paxful Pleads Guilty Over Anti-Money Laundering Program Failures: DOJ

The co-founder and former director of peer-to-peer cryptocurrency marketplace Paxful has pleaded guilty to charges related to the platform’s failure…

July 11, 2024

Bank Executive Steals $250,000 From Customers, Directly Accessing Bank Accounts To Fund His Lifestyle: US Department of Justice

The U.S. Department of Justice says a former bank manager has admitted to stealing over a quarter million dollars from…

July 7, 2024

Wells Fargo Illegally Claims Customers Are Liable for Unauthorized Transfers, Say Victims of Bank Fraud, As New Class-Action Lawsuit Filed in Federal Court

Wells Fargo is facing a new proposed class-action lawsuit, accused of breaking the law by forcing customers to accept responsibility…

July 7, 2024

Crypto Hacks Double in First Half of the Year to Over $1,380,000,000, According to Blockchain Intelligence Firm

Hackers stole more than twice the amount of crypto assets in the first half of 2024 compared to the same…

July 7, 2024

JPMorgan Chase, Bank of America and Wells Fargo To Testify After Allegedly Refusing To Reimburse $115,000,000 To Customers on Zelle: Report

JPMorgan Chase, Bank of America and Wells Fargo have reportedly agreed to testify at a US Senate hearing over hundreds…

July 6, 2024

Ethereum Ecosystem Suffers $400,000,000 in Losses Year-to-Date, Amount of Crypto Hacks Rise by Over 50%: SlowMist

New research from cybersecurity firm SlowMist reveals that the Ethereum (ETH) ecosystem has lost $400 million in exploits year-to-date as…

July 6, 2024

Millions of Americans’ Personal Data Allegedly Exposed As Notorious Hacker Hits Bank, Steals Sensitive Info From Multiple Financial Firms

A notorious hacker has successfully breached a major US bank, stealing sensitive customer information from a long list of financial…

July 6, 2024