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May 13, 2022, 10:55 p.m. | Richard Lawler

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The malicious pop-up ad that appeared on several crypto sites Friday | Image: CoinGecko

As if this week weren’t bad enough for many cryptocurrency owners, with stablecoins crashing and Coinbase suffering an outage at a particularly bad time, now they’ve reportedly been targeted by a new phishing attack. As reported by CoinDesk and The Block Crypto, sites including Etherscan, CoinGecko, and DexTools all warned users that they were aware of suspicious popups appearing for visitors, and …

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