Scams

Unfortunately scams do happen. Although cryptocurrencies offer unprecedented levels of security, scammers are still able to exploit users.

Here we discuss and document past scams, known schemes and gimmicks that crypto enthusiasts should watch out for.

2020 Bitcoin and Altcoin Hacks [Part 12] by @Cryptobill
This article is part of our complete guide to Bitcoin and altcoin hacks. Here we cover Bitcoin and altcoin security incidents from the year 2020. 2020 has been an unusual year ...
The complete guide to Bitcoin and altcoin hacks [Part 1] by Gal Crypto
Perhaps you'd be surprised to find out that Bitcoin has been hacked in the past? Millions of fake Bitcoins were minted out of thin air and injected into the blockchain. Even th...
2010 Bitcoin and Altcoin Hacks [Part 2] by @Cryptobill
This article is part of our complete guide to Bitcoin and altcoin hacks. Here we cover Bitcoin and altcoin security incidents from the year 2010. The Great Bitcoin Hack We'l...
2018 Bitcoin and Altcoin Hacks [Part 10] by @Cryptobill
This article is part of our complete guide to Bitcoin and altcoin hacks. Here we cover Bitcoin and altcoin security incidents from the year 2018. Monacoin and Monappy In May...
2019 Bitcoin and Altcoin Hacks [Part 11] by @Cryptobill
This article is part of our complete guide to Bitcoin and altcoin hacks. Here we cover Bitcoin and altcoin security incidents from the year 2019. Binance Binance's impressiv...
2017 Bitcoin and Altcoin Hacks [Part 9] by @Cryptobill
This article is part of our complete guide to Bitcoin and altcoin hacks. Here we cover Bitcoin and altcoin security incidents from the year 2017. BitGrail In late 2017, Ital...
2016 Bitcoin and Altcoin Hacks [Part 8] by @Cryptobill
This article is part of our complete guide to Bitcoin and altcoin hacks. Here we cover Bitcoin and altcoin security incidents from the year 2016. Gatecoin In May 2016 an att...
2015 Bitcoin and Altcoin Hacks [Part 7] by @Cryptobill
This article is part of our complete guide to Bitcoin and altcoin hacks. Here we cover Bitcoin and altcoin security incidents from the year 2015. Bitstamp In January of 2015...
2014 Bitcoin and Altcoin Hacks [Part 6] by @Cryptobill
This article is part of our complete guide to Bitcoin and altcoin hacks. Here we cover Bitcoin and altcoin security incidents from the year 2014. MintPal In July 2014 Mintpa...
2011 Bitcoin and Altcoin Hacks [Part 3] by @Cryptobill
This article is part of our complete guide to Bitcoin and altcoin hacks. Here we cover Bitcoin and altcoin security incidents from the year 2011. MyBitcoin MyBitcoin was one...