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Phishing site reported - TPM Rotator

in steemit •  5 months ago

Never give your password on suspect or unknown websites!!

I already warned you about several scam attempts (see bottom of this post for a list of them). Here is a new one.

Scam Description

The scammer publish the following comment on user’s post

WARNING - The scammers are now using a rotator

What is a rotator ?

A rotator is a simple URL that when visited, directs the visitor to one of many different websites. This means you one url might lead to several websites.

Therefore, the content of the phishing website may be very different than the one described below. Be very careful!

If you click on the link in the comment, you will be redirected to the following page:


NOTE: the domain name displayed and the content may be different from the above screenshot

Below on the website, there is an invitation to “Protect your account”

If you click on the button, you will be redirected to the following site:


NOTE: the domain name displayed may be different from the above screenshot

The page displayed by the site is a fake SteemConnect login page!!

The goal of the creator of this website is to steal your credentials to hack your account and funds!

Preventive action activated

I will add any account sending phishing links to the black list of my Warning-Bot and it will issue warnings with a link to this post, notifying users of the malicious activity of those accounts.

If you find similar phishing attempts, contact me on steem.chat

To protect yourself, you can:

  • always double check before clicking on a link, especially if this links take you away from steemit.com.
  • verify the reputation of people writing comments on your posts. A user with a low reputation should trigger you attention.

Previous threat alerts

If you missed them, please find here the previous alerts I published:

reminder

A bit of paranoia is the basis of security.
There are a few simple rules to follow in order to avoid having your account hacked:

Rule 1: NEVER, I repeat, NEVER use or give your owner key or password!

Rule 2: Use your posting key to login, post and vote on trusted websites like steemit.com or busy.org.

Rule 3: NEVER give your active key as this key allows to control your funds! Only use your active key for special operation like money transfer or account update on trusted websites like steemit.com.

Rule 4: Anywhere else, if you are requested to provide any of the above key: RUN AWAY!!!

4 simple rules. It's not much to remember. Follow them scrupulously, and you will only have to laugh at unsuccessful attempts from scammers.

Spread the words, resteem this post to your friends, and you will make the platform safer.

Thanks for reading!


If you notice any new suspect activity like the one described above, drop a comment on this post or contact me on steem.chat


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Thank you for alert.

Thank you, as always, @arcange - re-steemed and shared on Discord in #steemitbloggers and #teamsouth Africa

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Thank you for your support, @fionasfavourites!

Pls is @sportic a phishing handle?

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It looks more like spam than phishing.
IMHO any resteem proposal is a waste of money

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Thanks for the heads up!

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Thanks for the heads up!

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Thanks for the heads up!

thanks for the warning , seem like each day their is a new scam happening

Lots of thanks for warning us with taking screenshot.
Even hacker do create a website look alike steem connect!
That's we can worry about.
We should double check before any kind of login and transaction.

oke .. Thanks you brother !!

Pls is @sportic a phishing handle?

thanks for your help and for your post nice infos voted your witness ı follow you

Wow man!
I checked his account. He looks 14 years old.
Dam.
Thanks for showing me all that! He nearly had me!!
Cheers.

Thank you for the information.

The terrible spelling/grammar mistakes should have been a clear warning sign to anyone, and why would SteemConnect use a weird rotator frame at the top. Clever but also not clever.
Good catch.

Thanks for the alert, @arcange. We have to be more and more cautious!