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Bitcoin scammers hacking iPhones via dating apps like Tinder, Bumble: Report

Oct 19, 2021, 4:40 PM IST

iPhone users on dating apps beware! According to a recent report published by cybersecurity firm Sophos Research, cryptocurrency scammers are targeting people with iPhone devices across Asia, Europ and United States through popular dating apps like Bumble and Tinder.

The report adds that these cybercriminals have not only stolen millions of dollars, but have also gained access to users iPhone devices and personal data.

The cybersecurity firm recently discovered a "Bitcoin walled controlled by hackers that contains nearly $1.4 million in cryptocurrency, allegedly collected from victims" of the dating apps scam.

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