Blockchain security firm Beosinfraud incidents in which investors’ money was stolen in May, decentralized finance He stated that it exceeded the amount stolen from his projects.
According to Beosin’s report, losses from such scams totaled $45 million in six incidents in May. Against this, to DeFi protocols $19.7 million was lost from the ten attacks.
#rugpull Outcomes the Attacks: The total amount involved in Rugpull reached $45.02 million, exceeding losses from the attacks.
— Beosin Blockchain Security (@Beosin_com) June 1, 2023
According to the report, the biggest fraud among the events occurred on May 24. Fintoch crypto It was the $32 million event that his project allegedly accomplished. same month, Jimbos DeFi made to the platform $7.5 million attack also noticed.
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Beosin stated that hackers and scammers have shifted their attack targets from project owners to ordinary users.
Users were advised to be more careful about fraud, to carefully study projects before investing, and learn how to better protect their cryptocurrencies.
Beosin also warned against the use of shared or public chargers for mobile phones. He pointed out that this is because these devices can be modified to install malicious programs, which could put users’ private keys at risk. A similar warning was made by the FBI in April.
Avoid using free charging stations at airports, hotels or shopping malls. Malicious people have found ways to use public USB ports to inject malware and monitoring software into devices. Carry your own charger and USB cable and use a power outlet instead. pic.twitter.com/9T62SYen9T
— FBI Denver (@FBIDenver) April 6, 2023
The FBI’s Denver office tweeted on April 6: Malicious people have found ways to use public USB ports to inject malware and monitoring software into devices. Instead, he recommended carrying a charger and USB cable for use at a power outlet.