Never give your password on any website!
I already warned you about several (potential) scam attempts (see bottom of this post for a list of them). Here is a new one.
@gtg.witnesses is spamming users with 001 SBD micro-payments having the following memo:
Some transfers may also look like this:
High level security scam
@gtg is a well known witness. But he doesn’t own the account @gtg.witnesses.
The website pretends to redirect you to Steemconnect.com to login with your Steem account credentials in order for you to get your reward.
Anyway, you will not be redirected and I guess the malicious website will just steal your credentials!
As of now, @gtg.witnesses has already targeted 1664 users with micro-transfers.
Preventive action activated
Previous threat alerts
If you missed them, please find here the previous alerts I published:
- Scam alert and white hat counter-strike
- Phishing exploit has been stopped - Scammers thwarted!
- Potential scammer reported- @jones420
- Fake Steemit website try to steal your password!
- Phishing attack to steal your active key
- Potential scammer reported - @minnowpond
- Scammer reported - @russiann
- Scammer reported - @steemitrobot
- Scammer reported - @tripadvisor.com
- Scammer reported - @harquick
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!