New reports indicate that fraudsters have scammed unsuspecting victims of a total of $1.4 million in bitcoin
The scammers deceived unsuspicious victims in Tinder via fraudulent crypto apps. The scammers swindled users by luring them to download phoney online apps while they got their funds siphoned through Apple’s Developer Enterprise program for distribution.
Apple leverages its “Super Signature” to reach its potential customers. This software appears like a tool for obtaining delicate information and it gives scammers easy access to distribute apps without going through the Apple Store reviews.
Another report from Sophos indicates that iPhones have been the target of hackers. They use CryptoRom scam a special virus that lurks without users notice to steal information on their devices.
Apple’s Enterprise Program enables hackers to bypass Apple’s app store verification to share fraudulent apps.
This Enterprise Program is just one of the many targets, as scammers have abused Apple’s signature scheme that was created to assist iPhone users in submitting their applications easily.
The hackers have also successfully used the enterprise program through remote management tools that have been infected by mischievous software programs.
All Bitcoin addresses related to this fraud have obtained more than $1.39 million dollars. A large number of the unsuspecting victims are iPhone users deceived into downloading a Management profile on their mobile devices.
Over the past few months, there have been several reported cases of bitcoin scams with most of them coming through Facebook and dating apps like Tinder and Gindr.
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