Ledger users, beware. There are some bad actors operating right now looking to seize your backup seeds. If you see an ad on a Google search for a Ledger Live Chrome extension – avoid it like the plague. According to xrplorer forensics, around 1.4MN XRP has already been stolen so far–but all coins are at risk.
XRP Users Hit Hardest by Fake Extension
Yesterday, xrplorer forensics put out a warning tweet telling its followers that more than 200k XRP had been stolen in the past month. This is due to fake “Ledger Live” Chrome extensions that are stealing its victims’ backup phrases to get its hands on their cryptocurrency. It warned that:
Accounts are being emptied
Fake “Ledger Live” chrome extensions are used to collect user backup passphrases. They are advertised in Google searches and use Google Docs for collecting data. Accounts…
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