UK Authorities Dismantled Bitcoin-iSpoof Scam

UK Authorities Dismantled Bitcoin-iSpoof Scam

A UK police operation has deactivated “iSpoof.cc,” an online spoofing service that allowed cybercriminals to impersonate trusted corporations in order to steal from victims. iSpoof allowed criminals to pay for software with Bitcoin. To take down the website, Scotland Yard’s Cyber Crime Unit collaborated with international law enforcement, including the National Crime Agency and authorities in the U.S. and Ukraine. iSpoof provided “spoofing” services, allowing paying users to mask their phone numbers with those of a trusted organization, such as …