Scammers have stolen over $580,000 from unsuspecting victims in an ongoing phishing attack that is using email addresses mimicking major Web3 companies, including Cointelegraph, WalletConnect and Token Terminal.
Cryptocurrency investigator ZachXBT flagged a multichain address on his Telegram channel that has amassed more than $580,000 of stolen cryptocurrency since the phishing emails were delivered.
WalletConnect also warned users on X that it was aware of the phishing email, which was prompting users to claim the malicious airdrop link.
We’re aware of an email that appears to have been sent from an email address linked to WalletConnect prompting recipients to open a link to be able to claim an airdrop.— WalletConnect (@WalletConnect) January 23, 2024
We can confirm that this email was not issued directly from WalletConnect or any WalletConnect affiliates, and… pic.twitter.com/bksAlMnWja
Investors are advised to maintain caution when interacting with all emails claiming unexpected airdrop announcements.