Bitmain hacked? The company's clients get calls and letters with a proposal to buy non-existent Antminer S11

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Bitmain hacked? The company's clients get calls and letters with a proposal to buy non-existent Antminer S11

In late may, Bitmain Russian users about the next scame. Then the scammers call the owners of ASIC miners on the phone and announced the launch of its new Antminer S11. They demanded nothing in return, so some users led. The story continues. The attackers carried out a new attack, and the victim is already there.

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Scam involving Bitmain. What happened

This morning, Bitmain customers have received suspicious letters in the mail. In them, scammers reported about the start of the presale Antminer S11 and promised to deliver the first batch in the interval from 20 to 28 June. Starting price of model is $ 2600.

The letter made a pdf file with the characteristics of a non-existent miner. The model magic Hasrat at 79.5 TH/s, the consumption level of 1400 watts and a gift voucher for $ 100. Besides a good traders supposedly fixed rate of coins at the current drop seems to be very profitable.

Just below — ready QR codes for payment in BTC, LTC and BCH.

But most importantly, the letter contains the actual user data and the address. This is hard not to believe. Especially considering the fact that the sender domain has a reference to "Bitmain". If this link does not open.

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The Scheme is dedicated to topics on and .

Letters get in all corners of the planet. Write to everyone who previously bought something from Bitmain and therefore was in their database. In this case, fraudsters do not hesitate to call. Room— +90 (773) 112 02 41.

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why

Get one of two options: either database Bitmain just broke, or the initiator of the Scam works for the company. Users selection not particularly care — they are furious with the leakage of data, regardless of the reason.

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Buying users

Unfortunately, Yes. At least five people believed the offer and transferred the money. Just at the time of this writing, the attackers had received about eight thousand dollars.

The Money withdrawn on this wallet.

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Conclusions

Cryptocurrencies are still a lure for scams. To buy coins, ASIC miners and mining crypts takes courage and brains, but the intruders ultimately prove more convincing. I hope that soon the holders of coins will be invulnerable to such scamm.

The Level of knowledge about ASIC miners, Samah and other detail raised upon iron.

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