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Solana Users Targeted in $4.17 Million Phishing Scam: Rainbow Drainer and Node Drainer Deplete Assets

Scam Sniffer’s recent tracking reveals an alarming surge in phishing websites targeting Solana users, resulting in the theft of approximately $4.17 million from 3947 victims. Rainbow Drainer, identified after an airdrop phishing incident, exploited curiosity among ZERO token holders, leading to losses of $2.14 million. Additionally, a new phishing campaign, now without NFT deployments, targets […]

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Scam Sniffer 2023: Crypto Phishing Epidemic Drains $300 Million from 320,000 Users

January 1, 2024. Scam Sniffer’s latest report for 2023 sheds light on a concerning surge in crypto phishing scams, resulting in the draining of a staggering $300 million from the wallets of 320,000 users. The report underscores the increasing sophistication of phishing techniques employed by malicious actors in the crypto space. These scams, ranging from

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Google’s Mandiant X Twitter Account Hacked, Used for Cryptocurrency Scam

January 4, 2024. The X account of Mandiant, Google’s cybersecurity firm, was compromised and used to promote a cryptocurrency scam. The attackers, posing as Phantom, a legitimate crypto wallet, took over Mandiant’s X account to post scams directing users to a website claiming to offer token awards. Mandiant regained control after several hours of unauthorized

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Crypto Wallet CEO Loses $125,000 in Phishing Scam

January 5, 2024. Bill Lou, co-founder of Nest Wallet, a cryptocurrency wallet startup, revealed his devastating experience of losing $125,000 to a phishing scam. Falling victim to a crypto airdrop scam, Lou mistakenly visited a phishing domain impersonating a legitimate website. Despite being the CEO of a wallet startup, Lou expressed his shock at the

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DEA Falls Victim to Crypto Scam, Loses Over $50,000 in Seized Digital Money

August 24, 2023. The Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) experienced a setback in its three-year investigation into digital currency laundering, losing over $50,000 in a cryptocurrency scam. The DEA had seized $500,000 in Tether from suspected Binance accounts, intending to use it as evidence. A scammer exploited the blockchain, airdropping a fake address into the DEA’s

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