Soaring bitcoin and cryptocurrency prices this year, making crypto a more-than-$1 trillion market, have attracted a wave of cyber criminals.
Bitcoin-demanding ransomware attacks and social media-based crypto scams have become commonplace as a sudden influx of new users pour billions of dollars into digital assets (subscribe now to Forbes‘ CryptoAsset & Blockchain Advisor to get ahead of the market).
Now, the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) has warned bitcoin and cryptocurrency buyers, exchanges and payment platforms over the growing threat of criminals looking to steal bitcoin and crypto-assets.
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