Bored Ape Yacht Club NFTs stolen in Instagram phishing attack

As told by Bored Ape Yacht Club (BAYC) developers on Monday, hackers breached the popular nonfungible token (NFT) collection’s official Instagram page and shared links to a fake airdrop with the project’s followers. Crypto enthusiasts who connected their MetaMask wallets to the scam website were subsequently drained of their Ape NFTs. It appears that the […]

MetaMask warns Apple users over iCloud phishing attacks

ConsenSys-owned crypto wallet provider MetaMask has sent out a warning to the community regarding Apple iCloud phishing attacks. The security issue for iPhone, Mac, and iPad users is related to default device settings which see a user’s seed phrase or “password-encrypted MetaMask vault” stored on the iCloud if the user has enabled automatic backups for their […]

Trezor investigates potential data breach as users cite phishing attacks

Cryptocurrency hardware wallet provider Trezor has begun investigating a possible data breach that may have compromised users’ email addresses and other personal information.  Earlier on Sunday, several users from the Crypto Twitter community warned about an ongoing email phishing campaign specifically targeting Trezor users via their registered email addresses. Hey trezor, are you aware of […]

North Korean Hackers to Launch a Global COVID-19 Phishing Campaign

A study by cybersecurity vendor, Cyfirma, warned about a massive phishing campaign that will be launched by the North Korean hacker group, Lazarus, on June 21. The campaign will allegedly target six nations and over 5 million businesses and individuals. According to the report published on June 18, Lazarus will subject Singapore, Japan, India, the […]

Community Donates 0.7 BTC to Phishing Victim Who Lost Entire Bitcoin Holdings

The crypto community has rallied in support of the victim of a phishing scheme who lost 12 Bitcoins (BTC) — the entirety of the investor’s holdings that had been accumulated over seven years. On June 12, Eric Savics, the host of Protocol Podcast, tweeted that he has lost his entire Bitcoin savings after entering aftering […]