An attacker gained entry to PwC Venezuela’s Twitter account and has been actively posting cryptocurrency phishing hyperlinks for the final 8 hours on the time of the writing. Contemplating that every one the tweets posted by the hacker stay lively, it’s evident that PwC officers are but to comprehend the compromise.
Traders clicking on the hyperlinks stay prone to being defrauded by the hacker. If not mitigated promptly, the risk could also be catastrophic, contemplating that PwC Veleneula’s Twitter at present boasts over 37,000 followers.
Cointelegraph has reached out to PwC Venezuela to tell them in regards to the hack. PwC Venezuela has not but responded to Cointelegraph’s request for remark.
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BlueBenx, a Brazilian crypto lending platform, just lately blocked 22,000 customers from withdrawing funds following an alleged hack that drained $32 million (or 160 million Brazilian actual).
Concerning the hack, an unnamed investor informed Portal do Bitcoin:
“I believe there is a excessive chance of it being a rip-off as a result of this entire hacker assault story looks as if a whole lot of bullshit, one thing they invented.”
The assertion displays a normal lack of belief amongst traders in centralized crypto exchanges.
The official Twitter account of Huge 4 accounting agency PwC, Venezuela, was compromised and has been utilized by the hacker to share hyperlinks to fraudulent XRP token giveaways.