Fail of the Week

Avatar by Jan 25, 2019

Cryptopia Hack was more serious than first assessments. What now?

Contrary to many reports that described the Cryptopia hack, things are looking actually a lot worse. The exchange was originally reported to have lost a little over $2.5 million in Ethereum and ERC-20 tokens. By recently uncovered information..

Avatar by Oct 18, 2018

Elon Musk Twitter Cryptocurrency giveaway Scam: Twitter Scambots strike again

Twitter scambots are not something new and we’ve wrote about them recently. Ironically, Elon Musk had a lot to say in the past and he ended up impersonated…

Avatar by May 30, 2018

Fail of the Week #3: ASKfm Everest ICO marketing campaign turns sour

On May 14th, four cryptocurrency and blockchain enthusiasts went on an expedition to conquer the summit of the world’s tallest mountain – Everest. It was organized by the Ukrainian startup ASKfm in a marketing stunt, promoting their Initial Coin Offering and to bring a Ledger hardware wallet on top of the summit…

Avatar by May 14, 2018

Famous Verge partnership. Fail of the week #2

In this week’s Fail of the week, we are going to take a look at a famous partnership that shook the cryptocurrency community and the aftermath of it so far. The partnership was unveiled on April 17th, after months of speculation by the community. The Verge partnership was made with the adult industry giant, Mindgeek

Avatar by May 5, 2018

Vertcoin Twitter account hacked. Fail of the week #1

We are starting a weekly series called Fail of the week, where we will feature big or small fails and the lessons that can be learned from them. Our first week we will feature a fail that happened earlier this week. I am talking about Vertcoin’s official Twitter account getting hacked. If you don’t know, Vertcoin is…