Vee Finance, a decentralized finance platform, has officially confirmed its hack on Avalanche. On September 20, the hacker managed to transfer funds worth $35 million. In terms of assets, it was 8804.7 ETH (around $26 million) and 213.93 BTC (around $9 million). According to the report, the stablecoin was left untouched. As for the hacker, the report confirms that they have not yet transferred or processed the funds. The team is working to provide more details of the incident. Further,…
Elon Musk, the chief executive of Tesla and SpaceX, got tired of online cryptocurrency scams. On the 1st of February, Musk warned his Twitter followers of cryptocurrency scams which are attaining new levels each day.
Scammers involving non-digital currency scams hijack Twitter accounts with an official ‘verified’ seal, and then change usernames to look like renowned individuals’ names in the tech space. These scammers then manipulateTwitter users to send them bitcoins to spurious accounts.
How Some Cryptocurrency Scams Occurs and How to Avoid them
Cryptocurrency scammers pretend to be wealthy people, such as Musk, and feign to gift free Bitcoins. However, for you to receive the free Bitcoins, they require you first to send a small amount of cryptocurrency to verify the wallet address. When you send your bitcoins to the scammers, you never receive the free bitcoins.