Safe Crypto & NFTEverything you’ve always wanted to know about crypto. In this blog section we cover the latest crypto threats and online scams, and provide tips & tricks on safety, privacy and performance to help keep your accounts, wallets and coins secure.
Prices down, miners up
In 2022, cryptocurrency prices fell sharply, but malicious miners are more active than ever.
The top-5 biggest cryptocurrency heists ever
Hundreds of millions of dollars stolen: the five biggest heists in cryptocurrency history.
What is an NFT? And should you care?
On this edition of the Kaspersky podcast, we discuss NFTs with Ivan Kwiatkowski in terms of what they are and if they are a scam.
Quiz: Is that really cryptocurrency?
We’re pretty sure you haven’t heard of at least one of these cryptocurrencies. Wanna bet? Take our test and find out!
Explainer: Bitcoin mining
Who is mining cryptocurrency such as bitcoins — and where have all the graphics cards gone?
Problems and risks of cryptocurrencies
Along with economic benefits, any new technology also comes with a certain number of problems. Cryptocurrencies are no exception.
Why blockchain is not such a bad technology
Let’s talk about solving blockchain’s six main problems to help it work better, faster, and more efficiently.
Crypto, really. Part I: blockchains and cryptocurrencies
Everything you’ve always wanted to know about crypto on the whole, and NFTs in particular, and also why I’m not a fan of such tech, to say the least.
Crypto, really. Part II: non-fungible tokens
In this second part of the series, we’re going to dive deep into Ethereum and its novelties: smart-contracts, DAOs and NFTs.
Crypto, really. Part III: cryptocurrency politics, and the future
In the final part of the series, we take a look at cryptocurrency politics, the future, and the metaverse.
Threats & Scams
Hyped-up fake crypto-exchanges on YouTube
How scammers lure YouTube users to a fake website where a purported bug lets them exchange Bitcoin at an excellent rate.
Cryptoscam giveaway: phishers go after seed phrases
We explain how scammers steal cryptowallets through phishing.
Lazarus backdoor in DeFi wallet
The Lazarus group continues to prey on cryptocurrency: cybercriminals distribute DeFi wallets with built-in backdoor.
Cryptoscam in Discord
Scammers are luring Discord users to a fake cryptocurrency exchange with the promise of free Bitcoin or Ethereum.
Discord cryptoscam: Attack of the clones
Scammers are using fake news sites to lend legitimacy to their Bitcoin and Ethereum offers on Discord.
Tips & How-to
Safe cryptotrading 101
Decided to invest in cryptocurrency? Read our guide to avoid the most common rookie mistakes and not lose money.
Scammers eye MetaMask: how can you stay safe?
What is a seed phrase, how scammers use it to steal cryptowallets, and how to protect your MetaMask account.
What is Cryptojacking? Signs of Cryptojacking and How to Remove a Cryptojacking Script
With the growing popularity of cryptocurrency, cyber security threats arise. Cryptojacking is one of them. It can run on your machine, eating up resources and computing power, without any other obvious signs.
What is Bitcoin? Is Bitcoin Safe?
Bitcoin is a cryptocurrency generated by networks of computers and can be used to pay for many things online in place of traditional currencies.
Explaining blockchain, cryptocurrency and NFT in a one-dollar bill example
What is the difference between cryptocurrency and NFT? Why is bitcoin falling? What do you do with all this blockchain-crypto stuff?
Save the Coin: BlueNoroff
#Kaspersky researchers have been uncovering an increasing number of major attacks on crypto accounts. In 2021, crypto scammers stole a record $14 billion.