There is now an open-source anti-phishing solution for in-browser Crypto Wallets from a software solutions company called Brave, announced to their social media post recently.
Better protecting their users, the new development aims at PhishFort’s spam list early detecting the crypto scams and immediately warns our users of any suspicious domains.
The primary goal is to mitigate incidents of phishing attacks. This scam usually occurs when tricking a victim into giving up personal information with a false email that leads to a counterfeit website.
On the other hand, some details about the integration are limited at present. However, a PhishFort back in June stated that “when the reward is as valuable and anonymous as cryptocurrency assets and secrets, these attackers quickly iterate and target the most used and most talked about apps.”
They also added that “when you’re a crypto-user, your username and password are only the starts of your problems — and phishers are beginning to realize this […] they’re beginning to exploit the specific tools that we use to interface with our crypto.”
Overall, the anti-phishing firm has been helping companies used by crypto holders secure themselves from similar attacks.
Way back in April, it assisted in removing 49 Google Chrome web browser extensions, which whose focusing on hardware and software targets with phishing scams aimed to steal from their wallers.
Besides, numerous users have already vanished millions to phishing attacks.
From the CNWN News Deck, the team has garnered this month at least two Electrum Wallet holders who have lost 1,400 and 36.5 Bitcoin was amounting to $14 million and $365,000, respectively.
The ad-based company with 1.8 Million followers, is used by many many in the crypto community for its privacy and ad-blocking features and its Basic Attention Token rewards.