On July 27, equipment in the form of a large batch of video cards was taken out of the testing academy in Akademgorodok. The total value of the missing equipment amounted to 2 million Russian rubles.
6. Fake (cloud) mining
Cloud mining is a service that allegedly provides you with computing power for mining cryptocurrencies.
Why supposedly? The user of the service often does not even have the opportunity to see the miner himself, whose power he removes, does not know the price for the electricity used, in general, has no idea about the organization with which he is dealing.
At 90%, "cloud mining" is a scam. Such sites give access to a counter that allegedly reflects the mining process, but when you try to withdraw something, a “technical problem” arises or pennies are credited to the client’s account, ”cryptocurrency traders explain.
There are well-known services that work for a long time and have earned a Germany WhatsApp Number List certain level of trust, there are frank HYIPs with crazy percentages, the life of which may not exceed a week.
7. Disclosure of information about the owners of crypto wallets
Any serious business requires silence. However, data on potential millionaires - owners of crypto wallets cannot always be hidden. So it is known that any mobile application of crypto-big, as well as the exchanges themselves, willingly share information about the actual owners of wallets. They even name the cost of such information. Something in the region of 30-100 US dollars. Law enforcement agencies, hackers also contribute to obtaining such information, as well as crypto businessmen themselves.
Young crypto traders and miners are often bursting with desire to inform the world about their involvement in the crypto business. This is what destroys them. Any page on a social network can be opened, linked mobile phones can be found, and the actual location of the entrepreneur himself can be established. Boastfulness does not lead to good, a typical example of this is the case with Pavel Nyashin in mid-January.
8. Hacker hacking of exchangers and crypto exchanges
Computer security specialists regularly find various "holes" and backdoors in the systems of electronic crypto exchanges and exchanges. Cybercriminals are not asleep either. After all, one high-quality hack will be able to provide them with a comfortable existence for life.
On January 26, 2018, major Japanese cryptocurrency exchange Coincheck reported a robbery that could be the largest incident of its kind in history. Attackers stole NEM (XEM) cryptocurrency worth more than half a billion dollars from the company.
On December 19, the Youbit crypto exchange released a message in which it regrets the bankruptcy and claims that after the attack in April, it was not able to fully recover. According to the exchange, the stolen amount is 17% of all assets. Youbit was attacked in April, when hackers withdrew at least 4,000 BTC from the exchange.
On August 03, Hong Kong-based Bitfinex stopped all operations on August 03, 2016 due to a hacker attack. Bitfinex manager Zane Tackett clarified the loss, which amounted to 119,756 BTC.