Hackers Targeting MetaMask Users with Novel Phishing Scam

Guardio, a young cyber security company, has detected a sophisticated chain of attacks on non-custodian wallets. Major attack methods employ social engineering techniques and renewed phishing methods to trick wallet owners.   The security company's research team explained an ongoing attack on the popular crypto wallet, MetaMask. In effect, Guardio suggests several wallets have been compromised, in what is a grand-scale operation. In the cybersecurity team's opinion, the recent wave of attacks could set the tone for more vicious ones. While…

Understanding Doxxing in the Crypto World

When experts claim “data is the new oil”, it may be hard to understand all the statement's implications. But, in short, information and data are receiving a higher valuation on the market year after year. A few decades ago, Wall Street saw energy-related companies among those with the highest market cap. Today, the attention has moved towards data-based companies, such as social networks. Of course, the other side of the data-coin is that information online is becoming more sensitive. Unfortunately,…

Kraken CSO Alerts Crypto Community about Phishing and Listing Scams

Nicholas Percoco, the chief security officer of Crypto exchange Kraken has warned the crypto community of a new phishing scam. Percoco revealed this on Twitter with a series of tweets in which he explained the process used by cyber criminals to dupe victims. Scammers pretend to work for legit crypto companies According to Percoco, scammers use fake identities and information to scam victims. Firstly they pretend to be part of the listing teams on cryptocurrency exchanges like Kraken to lure…