Hackers use phishing for one simple reason: it works.
The YouTube personality CryptoNick has been labeled a shill for promoting the cryptocurrency "Ponzi scheme" Bitconnect.
Jones's reported "health expert" falsely claims to be an MIT alum, Oliver says.
Methbot scam saw thieves create fake accounts to defraud advertisers.
A simulated phishing scam found that people click on unknown links out of curiosity.
Authorities suspect the centers of illegal business activity.