Scammers are stealing funds from crypto-newbs

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Researchers found nearly 170 fake finance apps using similar designs, servers and language

A team of researchers at Sophos say they have identified as many as 167 fake banking, trading and cryptocurrency apps that criminals are using to steal money and financial information from unsuspec...

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