Check Point Research has discovered a Google Ads phishing scam that is stealing funds from cryptocurrency wallets.
According to a fresh study from Check Point Research (CPR), a new Google Ads fraud is snatching crypto wallets. In the last weekend, wrongdoers were able to steal hundreds of thousands of dollars worth of cryptocurrencies thanks to a new scam. Scammers are putting adverts at the top of Google Search that seems like prominent wallet companies like Phantom and MetaMask to fool users into handing over their wallet passcode and private key, according to the research. Over $500,000 (approximately Rs. 3.72 crores) in cryptocurrency was stolen in a couple of days, according to Check Point Research.