Jun 10, 2022

Researchers Detail How Cyber Criminals Targeting Cryptocurrency Users

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Cybercriminals are impersonating popular crypto platforms such as Binance, Celo, and Trust Wallet with spoofed emails and fake login pages in an attempt to steal login details and deceptively transfer virtual funds.

“As cryptocurrency and non-fungible tokens (NFTs) become more mainstream, and capture headlines for their volatility, there is a greater likelihood of more individuals falling victim to fraud attempting to exploit people for digital currencies,” Proofpoint said in a new report.

“The rise and proliferation of cryptocurrency has also provided attackers with a new method of financial extraction.”

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