A couple unexpectedly find $10.5 million in their cryptocurrency account, and in Cambodia people are being forced to commit scams.
All this and more is discussed in the latest edition of the award-winning “Smashing Security” podcast by computer security veterans Graham Cluley and Carole Theriault, who are flying solo again this week.
Smashing Security #293: 'Massive crypto bungle, and the slave scammers'
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Graham Cluley – @gcluley
Carole Theriault – @caroletheriault
- DeFi bug accidentally gives $90 million to users, founder begs them to return it – CNBC.
- Compound boss begs users to return $90 million worth of cryptocurrency they were accidentally gifted – Robert Leshner on Twitter.
- Couple mistakenly given $10.5m from Crypto.com thought they had won contest, court hears – The Guardian.
- Mother accused of spending spree after mistakenly receiving $10 million in crypto bungle heads to trial – 9 News.
- Sold to gangs, forced to run online scams: inside Cambodia’s cybercrime crisis – The Guardian.
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