Widely-used Ethereum-based crypto wallet MetaMask urged about the appearance of the phishing bot that tries to get users' information by "instant support" database. It suggests filling in data in a Google Docs paper.
🚨PHISHING ALERT!: a new type of phishing bot is becoming active. 🎣— MetaMask (@MetaMask) May 3, 2021
👨🏻Comes from an account that looks “normal” (but few followers)
📑Helpfully suggests filling out a support form on a major site like Google sheets (hard to block).
🪝Asks for your secret recovery phrase. pic.twitter.com/EeHumnmzbE
The team also alerted clients to let them know in the case of encountering the bot.It's not known yet how many users have suffered from the fraud either the sum losses.
On April 28, the team of the cryptocurrency wallet announced the number of monthly active users reached 5 M.