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EOS Black Community Hit by Phishing Attack - Unhashed

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EOS Black, a dApp development initiative, has reported the existence of a website that is attempting to steal private keys by impersonating the official site. The real EOS Black site is located at eosblack.io, while the fake site is located at eos-black.com. Both sites look almost identical, but the latter is a phishing attempt.

How the Scam Works

At first, the fake site seems to be a legitimate airdrop. But after you enter your public EOS name or address, the fake site asks you to “sign the request with your EOS PRIVATE key,” an action that would give the site access to your EOS wallet.

EOS Black is reminding users that the legitimate site never requests private keys. This applies to all cryptocurrencies and wallets: private keys are solely used to move money out of your wallet. Private keys should never be shared.

Additionally, the scammer seems to be hoping that visitors have forgotten that the original airdrop has ended: the real EOS Black airdrop concluded in July,...(continued)

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