The bitcoin logo is seen on a storefront in Hong Kong, Feb. 10, 2022. Photo: Bloomberg
The bitcoin logo is seen on a storefront in Hong Kong, Feb. 10, 2022. Photo: Bloomberg
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Hong Kong watchdog warns of NFT, metaverse risks as top 2022 tech dangers amid rising number of phishing scams

  • The HKCERT said that last year it handled 7,725 information security incidents, with 48 per cent being phishing scams, a 7 per cent increase from 2020
  • In December, popular NFT project Monkey Kingdom, founded by entrepreneurs in Hong Kong, lost nearly US$1.3 million worth of cryptocurrencies

The bitcoin logo is seen on a storefront in Hong Kong, Feb. 10, 2022. Photo: Bloomberg
The bitcoin logo is seen on a storefront in Hong Kong, Feb. 10, 2022. Photo: Bloomberg
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