Hackers take over CoinDCX Twitter account, promote fake XRP ads

Hackers take over CoinDCX Twitter account, promote fake XRP ads


The official Twitter account of India-based crypto exchange CoinDCX has been hacked and used by the exploiters to post fake XRP promos partnered with phishing links in an attempt to scam the exchange’s followers. 

Responding to the attack, the official customer support handle of CoinDCX flagged the exploit and warned its users not to click any links or messages coming from the compromised account. According to the exchange, they are working to recover the account and will be sharing updates with their followers very soon.

At the time of writing, the hackers have been retweeting the official posts of Ripple Labs CEO Brad Garlinghouse to make their scam look legitimate. While doing that, the scammers reply to crypto tweets with scam links.

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