Think Twice Before Bragging About Your Bitcoin Holdings, Says Google’s Leading Security Expert

  • Alex Dovbnya
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    Google's director of product management has been battling email scams for a long time, and now he claims that attack that are directed at crypto holders are on the rise


Think Twice Before Bragging About Your Bitcoin Holdings, Says Google’s Leading Security Expert

Mark Risher, who works as a director of product management at Google, has been battling email scams for a long time, and now he claims that attack that are directed at crypto holders are on the rise. Google’s fraud-fighter reveals that even big names in the tech world can become the target of criminals.

First, criminals may track your posts on a message board and then they will try to compromise your email account. Getting access to your personal email is very important for them since it may provide a direct access to your wallet, Risher claims.

Therefore, the best solution is to resist the temptation to publicly brag about how much crypto you own.

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Alex Dovbnya (aka AlexMorris) covers all things crypto — from major projects, which are fighting tooth and nail to gain the upper hand in the burgeoning industry, to the latest regulatory trends around the world. When he happens to take a break from crypto, Alex delves into cognitive linguistics (metaphors can be fun too!).

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