Phishing attack alert on Ledger: Bitcoin, Ethereum and XRP targeted by attackers

Coinputin.com – Crypto scammers are trying to leak personal data from Ledger wallet users by sending text messages to phones with a fake warning that their wallets have been disabled. Ledger has officially confirmed that this is phishing, i.e. phishing scams.

XRP and other crypto assets under attack
An anonymous Twitter user called” My Precious XRP ” tweeted that they had received a text message from a person allegedly from the team supporting the Ledger hardware wallet. The sender wanted the wallet user to undergo re-authentication due to the introduction of new KYC (customer identification) rules.

Ledger is working to stop this fraud activity
My Precious XRP relayed the matter to Ledger on Twitter, asking if it was official. Ledger confirmed it was a phishing scam and reminded the community never to share the 24-word recovery password with anyone.

Ledger is working to stop this fraud activity
My Precious XRP relayed the matter to Ledger on Twitter, asking if it was official. Ledger confirmed it was a phishing scam and reminded the community never to share the 24-word recovery password with anyone.

The wallet team also reassured the community that they were doing everything they could to stop these scams and prevent the like from happening in the future. A user called” Bumgees ” posted a similar post on Reddit. Ledger innovation leader and co-founder confirmed it was a phishing attempt. Along with XRP, Bitcoin, Ethereum, Litecoin, Monero, LINK, TRX and others, Ledger’s numerous digital assets are targeted by attackers.

Numerous XRP scams are reported
Analysis platform XRP Forensics, which works with XRP Ledger, tweeted that large amounts of XRP fraud had been reported in the past two days. These fraud attempts were carried out via email. In just two days, data has emerged on more than twenty victims who lost their XRP to scammers. The scams also targeted hardware wallets, according to the analysis firm. The company also said malicious people have been attacking XRP users since January 2020, with criminals clearly improving their skills throughout the year.

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