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Bitcoin Phishing Click Rate Higher than for Regular Scams

22
Aug
2014

The curiosity over crypto-currrency generated unexpected results in the case of a Bitcoin credential phishing campaign, with a click rate higher than the recorded amount of users working with this type of digital money.

Proofpoint, a company providing service-as-a service solutions, detected that the 12,000 messages part of this campaign received a 2.7% click rate, which is more than the percentage of Bitcoin users in the general population.

This means that in some cases the link pointing to…

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