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Major new crypto wallet phishing campaign targets Trezor users

March 2, 2023

A new phishing campaign hs been discovered targeting cryptocurrency hardware wallet firm Trezor.

These wallets allow crypto users to store their funds offline, rather than in a “hot wallet” (a mobile or desktop app), or with a third party (an exchange, a custodial service, or a lending/borrowing firm). Hardware wallets, also known as “cold wallets” are generally perceived as a much safer way to store cryptocurrencies, compared to the alternatives.

That also means that whoever is serious about cryptocurrencies (and has a substantial amount) will probably hold it in cold storage, making Trezor users an attractive target for cybercriminals.

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