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Cryptojacking: could your PC be mining Bitcoin?

A new strain of malware hijacks your computer to mine online currency, crippling its performance in the process. Protect yourself with a Best Buy antivirus package.

Renewed warnings about Bitcoin investment scams with fake celebrity endorsements

Ads for Bitcoin investment scams featuring fake celebrity endorsements are still a threat. Read one victim's account of how she lost £8500.

Future scam threats: what to watch out for in the next 12 months

Cryptocurrency investments, counterfeit goods, fake Euro 2020 tickets and social media modelling scams have been identified by the National Trading Standards (NTS) as some of the emerging major scam threats and have warned people to watch out. We explain more about how to identify each of these scams.

Inside the bitcoin bubble: Which? investigates the crazy world of cryptocurrency

Launched as a joke to highlight how recklessly investors will throw money at dubious cryptocurrencies, Useless Ethereum described itself as ‘The world’s first 100% honest Ethereum Initial Coin Offering’. The...

Celebrity Bitcoin scams cost victims tens of thousands

The City of London Police has revealed that over £34,000 has been lost to online celebrity cryptocurrency scams. Find out how to avoid them.

Cryptocurrency scams on the rise

Scammers have been using the growing public interest in Bitcoin to rip-off Brits - do you know how to spot a scam or get your money back?

Government and NHS websites fall victim to cryptojacking hack

Thousands of websites, including UK local government websites, put visitors' data at risk

Lloyds Bank bans Bitcoin credit card payments

Lloyds customers looking to invest in the likes of Bitcoin, Etherium and LiteCoin no longer have the option to invest using their credit card

Cryptojacking: how your PC can be hacked to mine Bitcoin for others

Even if you’ve never dabbled in Bitcoin yourself, your own computer can be hijacked by those looking to make a crypotcurrency windfall. We explain what you need to know and how to stay secure.

Scam warning: Facebook, Twitter and Instagram investment fraud surges

The FCA has issued a warning about scammers taking to the likes of Instagram, Facebook and Twitter to sell false investment deals

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