ShapeShift Targeted by a Clone Scam Just a Week after Recovering from Hack

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ShapeShift Targeted by a Clone Scam Just a Week after Recovering from Hack

Postby kreslik.news » Tue Apr 26, 2016 7:04 am


After only coming back online last Wednesday, unfortunately we can already report about a new threat to ShapeShift’s clients. Scammers are trying to dupe crypto investors into sending them funds using ShapeShift’s old design and a similar website domain.

Clone scams have been a persistent and growing menace in the financial world, targeting online brokers, banks and even national regulators. The main apparent reason for their prevalence is the ease at which they can be set up – unlike hacking that requires having trained professionals with the needed skills or massive DDoS attacks that require a larger investment in ... (read more)

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