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PwC Venezuela Twitter account hacked, attacker shills pretend XRP giveaway - Bol Crypto

PwC Venezuela Twitter account hacked, attacker shills pretend XRP giveaway


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The official Twitter account of Massive 4 accounting agency PwC Venezuela, was compromised and has been utilized by the hacker to share hyperlinks to fraudulent Ripple (XRP) token giveaways.

An attacker gained entry to PwC Venezuela’s Twitter account and has been actively posting cryptocurrency phishing hyperlinks for the final eight hours on the time of the writing. Contemplating that every one the tweets posted by the hacker stay energetic, it’s evident that PwC officers have but to appreciate the compromise.

Buyers clicking on the hyperlinks stay vulnerable to being defrauded by the hacker. If not mitigated promptly, the menace could also be catastrophic, contemplating that PwC Veleneula’s Twitter at the moment 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.

Associated: Elon Musk-crypto video performed on S. Korean govt’s hacked YouTube channel

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.

Relating to the hack, an unnamed investor instructed Portal do Bitcoin:

“I believe there’s a excessive likelihood of it being a rip-off as a result of this complete hacker assault story looks like a whole lot of bullshit, one thing they invented.”

The assertion displays a common lack of belief amongst buyers in centralized crypto exchanges.