MyEtherWallet Phishing Attack

On April 24, 2018, MyEtherWallet servers were hijacked, and users were redirected to a phishing site. As much as 500 ETH was stolen from users due to this.

The details of the hack are complex, but essentially MyEtherWallet’s DNS servers were hijacked so anyone who signed onto what they thought was the site via the URL was actually connecting to a malicious site.

That is the gist; you can read a more detailed and technical explanation at’s: My Ether Wallet Suffers Phishing Attack After Hackers Hijack Google Public DNS.

Author: Thomas DeMichele

Thomas DeMichele has been working in the cryptocurrency information space since 2015 when was created. He has contributed to MakerDAO, Alpha Bot (the number one crypto bot on Discord),...

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