Danger to all Shiba Inu users: There’s a new scam out there that wants to grab as many assets as it can from SHIB wallets.
The users who own tokens of Shiba Inu are the victim of a new scam. The cryptocurrency sector is volatile and dangerous. This situation is made worse by different scams that are carried out to try to get hold of all the tokens of the users. SHIB owners are in the crosshairs and their cryptocurrency-related assets are in jeopardy.
Phishing as the method to rob Shiba Inu users. Although this type of scam is one of the most common, it continues to work. In fact, regardless of what you want to steal, the phishing it is still reliable for obtaining what cybercriminals are looking for, which, in this case, is to seize the wallets of people who fall into their trap.
Stolen wallets by visiting a fraudulent link. There are different platforms on which to buy and sell the tokens of Shiba Inu. Although the vast majority are secure, there are always people who try to take advantage of this security. What they do is use names similar to the platforms, creating almost identical domains that are pure facade whose mission is to steal tokens.
Not even the most experienced users are free from falling into the trap. It has been Lucie, a member of the Shiba Inu technical team, who has recommended that users be very careful when carrying out operations on the different platforms. In the published tweet, she indicates that she has been the victim of a fraudulent link, losing an amount that she has not decided to communicate.
Avoid being scammed in Shiba Inu: tips and steps to follow
Lucie recommends caution when connecting a portfolio. The steps to avoid any type of scam in the cryptocurrency sector are to always lose a minimum amount of money in the worst case. This is because, to verify that a platform is reliable, it is best to connect a portfolio that has a minimum amount of the cryptocurrency with which you are going to trade.
Always use trusted platforms. It is not recommended to connect to new platforms that are promoted through contests or, for example, sweepstakes for users to connect their portfolios. In fact, you always have to use and verify that the platform to connect the wallet is correct. All this will prevent the assets you have with Shiba Inu from being lost.