Over 1.4M XRP Stolen Using Ledger Fake Extension …

Over 1.4M XRP Stolen Using Ledger Live Fake Chrome Extension

Fraudulent Ledger Live Chrome Extension Allows Attackers take over more than 1.4 million XRP ($ 230 000). Such data is provided by Twitter account xrplorer forensics.

The extension steals passphrases for recovery users’ wallets and is distributed through advertising ads in search engine Google system. “They empty user wallets. Only per last month they managed to steal over 200,000 XRP “, – said in the message.

Over 1.4M XRP Stolen Using Ledger Fake Extension ...

Subsequently, xrplorer forensics clarified that the real amount can be much larger. When this they are have no data for others cryptocurrencies, which could also have been stolen.

A closer look reveals that the extension sends a “POST” request to transfer data user to your server.

In avoid in such situations, users are not advised to download tools for work with by their hardware wallets, Besides as from the manufacturer’s own sources.

IN networks, themes time, distributed by yet one cryptocurrency fraudulent scheme XRP. The cybercriminals created a YouTube channel, where on behalf of CEO Ripple Brad Garlinghouse is offered to participate in the distribution of 50 million XRP.

The account has about 277,000 subscribers and contains Total one video offering a fake airdrop. It It was uploaded March 19 and gained over 85,000 views. The video itself uses real footage of Garlinghouse’s interview., which he gave in February 2020 of the year. At the time of publication, users, willing to accept participation in the airdrop, sent to the address specified by attackers over 5,000 XRP.