FBI warns of malicious cryptocurrency apps stealing millions

Cybercriminals posing as legitimate investment firms and cryptocurrency exchanges have stolen tens of millions of dollars from more than 200 people by convincing them to download mobile apps and deposit cryptocurrency into wallets owned by the perpetrators. According to an alert [PDF] sent out on Monday by the FBI, the cyber-thieves are contacting US investors, fraudulently claiming to be legitimate organizations offering cryptocurrency services and mobile apps.

Link: FBI warns of malicious cryptocurrency apps stealing millions
via http://www.theregister.com

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