Author Archives: Darren Marchal

Fake crypto exchanges duped Indian investors of Rs 1,000 cr: Repo

Fake cryptocurrency exchanges have duped Indian investors of more than $128 million (nearly Rs 1,000 crore) as the global crypto market tanks, a new report claimed on Tuesday. Cyber-security company CloudSEK said it has uncovered an ongoing operation involving several phishing domains and Android-based fake crypto applications. “This large-scale campaign entices unwary individuals into a…

World shares show mixed response; Bitcoin holds steady near $20,0

European benchmarks were higher Monday after most Asian markets retreated, while the price of bitcoin hovered near USD 20,000. US futures advanced and oil prices fell back early Monday. The price of the world’s most popular cryptocurrency remained near the psychological benchmark of USD 20,000 after bouncing during the weekend. At one point, bitcoin plunged…