The network discovered a new phishing campaign on behalf cryptocurrency exchanges Binance. According to The Merkle, it is aimed at holders of Ethereum and ERC20-tokens.
There are reports of an e-mail circulating, disguised as being from Binance, advertising an “ERC20 Token Import”.
This is a scam designed to steal funds from your personal wallets (not your Binance account).
Never give out your private keys/phrases!https://t.co/n8gZlGvSwA pic.twitter.com/ldg6UjY2pP
— Binance (@binance) 25 Mar 2018
According to the publication, to the mailboxes of users began to receive reports about the number of improvements carried out by the exchange Binance recently, in connection with which it allegedly offers to take part in the “event import ERC20”.
To do this, users are asked to provide details of their Ethereum wallets. The data entry form is on the page, like a website Binance, but its address is different from the original.
According to representatives of stock exchanges, information about improvements is true, however, other requirements aimed solely at stealing cryptocurrency tokens to users.
“This is fraud aimed at stealing funds from your personal wallet, not your account Binance”, — said the team platform.
It is worth mentioning that similar letters were received by the participants of the recent ICO and some crowdfunding campaigns.
Information about possible damage is not yet known.
We will remind, on 7 March, the hackers believed to be from Eastern Europe, made an unsuccessful attempt to break the Binance. The main victims of unauthorized trading operations are the users that use API keys to synchronize with the trading bots, their data were used for the Pampa of the bitcoin and Viacoin. For information that will help in apprehending hackers in Binance promised a reward of $250 000.