Cryptocurrency enthusiasts have gone viral on social media through a new wave of cryptocurrency-themed phishing emails, apparently sent from the content creation platform Patreon.
Apparently, before being reported on social media platforms X and Reddit, cryptocurrency investors were defrauding their email addresses on Patreon by scammers, who then signed them up on malicious email lists for sub-fragmented cryptocurrency projects. ів on the platform.
Reports of phishing attacks began to appear on the 23rd day, when traders reported that they were identifying fake airdrop offers from Patreon creators, who were seen as Chainlink (LINK), Solana (SOL), Manta Network (MANTA) and Su i(SUI) .
The scammers are getting smarter and smarter.
I received the email on the left and I ignored cos I didn't register for patreon
After a few minutes, I received another mail (second frame)
I clicked and I met this (third frame).
This is clearly a scam although… pic.twitter.com/FEtKWboKvv
— King Jeremy (@JeremyofCrypto) January 28, 2024
The Patreon support service informed a subscribed member of the cryptocurrency community on 25 September that it had identified and resolved the problem, which included a problem with “email confirmations and further information from the cryptocurrency account, which was falsely stated.” What is the creator of Patreon? looking at each other.
A screenshot of an email list that appears to be posted on Patreon also sheds more light, explaining that the email lists were sent as part of a “malicious coordinated attempt” to deny access to cryptocurrencies Hamantsy Koristuvachs, and the problem has been “solved.”
Si has recibido mails “raros” desde Patreon… es otro scam… pic.twitter.com/s5qGfjV4Lv
— ⚡ (@Guerrilla_BTC) January 25, 2024
A number of other merchants X continued to inform about the removal of electronic sheets for the remaining 4 days.
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“Today I saw 6 electronic sheets on Patreon, and they all told me about the Manta drop,” said “PhaseEquivalent3529” in a post on Reddit dated 28 today in the “Cryptocurrency” topic.
“Obviously, the additional functions of the defense are working well,” saying “fdlowe” to the same topic.
Cointelegraph went to Patreon for a comment, but without removing the non-gay aspect.
According to data from the blockchain security platform, over 324,000 cryptocurrency users became victims of phishing scams in 2,023 people, which led to 295 million dollars being stolen. Scam Sniffer.