Hackers Hit Top Crypto Data Websites During Crypto Breakdown

New Delhi: While the cryptocurrency market has taken a hit, several of the top crypto data websites have been hit by cyber attacks where a malicious pop-up tricked users into connecting their crypto wallets.

Cryptographic Data Websites etherscanCoinGecko, DeFi pulses and others have reported such phishing attacks, CoinDesk reports.

The phishing attack appears to come from a domain showing the Bored Ape Yacht Club logo.

“The situation is caused by a malicious ad script from Coinzilla, a cryptocurrency network – we have now disabled it, but there may be delays due to CDN caching. We are monitoring the situation further. Stay alert and don’t connect yours. Metamask on CoinGecko, “CoinGecko said in a tweet on Saturday.

In a tweet, Etherscan urged users not to “confirm any transactions” that appeared on its website.

“We have received reports of phishing popups via a third party integration and are currently investigating. Be careful not to confirm any transactions appearing on the website,” Etherscan said.

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The phishing attack on cryptographic data websites came when stablecoins like Terra Luna crashed and Coinbase suffered a huge outage.

First, leader cryptocurrency exchange Coinbase suffered a major disruption amid the cryptocurrency chaos, particularly with the cryptocurrency Terra Luna, increasing fears among investors.

The Coinbase disruption came when Binance, the world’s largest cryptocurrency exchange, suspended trading in Terraform Labs’ Terra (Luna) and TerraUSD (UST) tokens, which plummeted 98%, wiping out the savings of a life of its investors.

On Thursday, more than $ 275 billion was wiped out by the global cryptocurrency market cap in 24 hours, and Bitcoin dropped to nearly $ 27,000, a level recorded in December 2020.

The second largest cryptocurrency in the world, Ethereum, joined the collapse of the cryptocurrency, plummeting in value by 20%.

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