Report: FBI investigating groups using Discord for cyber crime

The FBI is reportedly investigating certain groups using the popular chat application Discord, according to Forbes.

In the report, Forbes alleges that a large number of individuals are using the application for cybercriminal activity, such as stealing usernames, passwords, and other personal information. Forbes also mentions that child groomers have allegedly picked up the application to target children.

“Though we do not read people’s private messages, we do investigate and take immediate action against any reported violation by a server or user,” a Discord spokesperson told Forbes. “[This] can include shutting down offending servers or banning users.”

Discord is one of the biggest chat apps available today with millions of people using it. The app was valued at over $2 billion in December following another successful fundraising round. ..Read More..

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