Ledger Wallet Customer Data Leak Invokes Threats, Phishing Scams, User Allege...

Ledger Wallet Customer Data Leak Invokes Threats, Phishing Scams, User Allege...

The cryptocurrency hardware wallet firm Ledger was hacked last June and over a million emails were exposed, according to reports from the company at the time. Months later, the hackers who obtained the Ledger data emailed clients, sent texts to customers, and created phishing links for users to enter their seeds. One customer allegedly lost $50k and during the last week, the company has been getting inundated with complaints on social media. Last Summer’s Ledger Wallet Data Breach Leads to Phishing Scams The Ledger hackers who obtained roughly a million customer emails and possibly....


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