• Scammers are tricking people to log into fake cryptocurrency exchange sites, and they're incredibly hard to spot

    7 monthes ago - By Business Insider

    As cryptocurrencies like bitcoin surge in popularity, so do scams.
    As seen in the cryptocurrency subreddit , scammers have found a way to make their website addresses look just like the authentic URLs of some popular cryptocurrency exchange sites, like Binance and Bittrex.
    Unfortunately for the unsuspecting crypto trader, using your login credentials on a scam site can lead to theft of your cryptocurrency or your regular government-minted money.
    Cautious cryptocurrency traders are absolutely right to look for that green "https" tag that usually comes before a website's URL in a browser...
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  • Can Making This Fake News Game Train People To Spot It In Real Life?

    Can Making This Fake News Game Train People To Spot It In Real Life?

    7 monthes ago - By Fast Company

    Bad News puts you in the position of creating misleading headlines and fake tweets. After people play it, they are more skeptical about the sources of their news.
    To win a new game, you earn badges for trolling, impersonation, and spreading conspiracy theories through a fake news site, Twitter bots, and Photoshop. The goal of the game, called Bad News , is to spread fear, anger, and public mistrust. The bigger goal: to help players get better at recognizing fake news in real life.
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