Criminals are mailing altered Ledger devices to steal cryptocurrency
‘Ledger’ hardware devices are considered one of the more secure means to help crypto currency owners store their assets safely and privately out of reach from hackers and scammers. But in a recent twist, it seems scammers are adopting a new tactic to fool Ledger wallet owners to steal their valuable crypto assets. To do it, scammers are basically adopting a physical phishing tactic whereby they send compromised Ledger wallet devices to unsuspecting users and informing them that their old device is being renewed due to a security issue. Needless to say, the new devices are of course trojanised to capture the users credentials and crypto assets and send them off to the criminals.
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