– Trezor, a cryptocurrency hardware wallet provider, is investigating a recent phishing campaign targeting its users.
– Users have reported receiving phishing emails that invite them to download a “latest firmware update” for their Trezor devices.
– The phishing email was sent from the email address firstname.lastname@example.org.
– The anonymous blockchain sleuth ZachXBT alerted users to the phishing attack on his Telegram channel.
– Trezor’s brand ambassador, Josef Tetek, confirmed that the company is aware of the phishing campaign and is actively looking into it.
– Tetek emphasized that Trezor never asks for users’ recovery seed, PIN, or passphrase and warned users not to enter their recovery seed directly into any website or app.
– Phishing attacks targeting cryptocurrency investors have been on the rise, with a 40% increase in such attacks reported in 2022.