Coingecko and Etherscan Warn Users With A Warning Message: Phishing Attacks Continue!
Numerous users on social media have warned investors against phishing attacks on popular crypto sites. Etherscan and Coinecko drew attention to the ongoing Metamask phishing attacks and issued a warning message. In the statements made, it was stated that users should confirm any action by drawing attention to the links on the website.
Security Breach on Popular Crypto Sites
Etherscan and Coinecko issued a warning in parallel against an ongoing phishing attack on their platforms. According to the statements made by the companies, the ongoing phishing attacks on the platforms try to access their funds by sending a link asking users to integrate their Metamask wallets when they access their official websites.
Etherscan and Coinecko warned of links sent to users on their websites, emphasizing that users should not consent to any transaction. Also, Etherscan has disabled the compromised third-party integration on its website.
Security Breach in Crypto Ecosystem Increasing
In addition to these phishing attacks on the websites of Coiningecko and Etherscan, several security breaches have been seen many times recently. Recently, Bored Ape Yacht Club’s Instagram account and Discord server faced similar security breaches.
On the other hand, according to a recent analysis by blockchain security firm CertiK, hacking events and the amount of crypto assets seized in the first quarter of 2022 (stated to be worth $ 1.6 billion) exceeded the amount of crypto assets seized in 2020 and 2021 combined. .