Motherboard: Discord Is the World’s Most Important Financial Messenger, and a Hotbed for Scammers

Motherboard: Discord Is the World’s Most Important Financial Messenger, and a Hotbed for Scammers. “While traditional financial communications take place over protocols like the highly secure (and expensive) Bloomberg Terminal or SWIFT, which catapulted into the public consciousness when Russia was banned from it, the most important messaging service in the world of crypto is Discord, which is a powerful chat app but was not designed from the ground up with security in mind. Discord chats are not encrypted, public chat histories can be available to anyone who joins a channel, impersonation scams are common, and the security issue [Josh] Fraser found remains a problem.”

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