Alert! A new thief in the block is stealing Steem.

in #steemlast year (edited)

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One mysterious hacker is hacking accounts of Steemians since last three months. The hacker account is @test240 and he/she is stealing both SBD and Steem from the accounts of the victims. He/she is transferring Steem/SBD to @blocktrades for trading.

Users complaining about theft

The details of the hacker account public keys:
Owner Key:

Active Key:

The account is 3 months old only and it is receiving a lot of Steem/SBD from others since creation. Surprisingly things were not highlighted well earlier to the community.

The first transaction of the account

The last outgoing transaction of the account

The account has been flagged by @Spaminator. You can report any important information about the hacker in this post if you come across. It is possible that the hacker is stealing keys from some apps or browser extensions.

What to do?
Be cautious with your keys. Use posting key for maximum app logins. When you post your active key, be very careful as it has permission to do wallet related actions. Remember that only your owner key can do password recovery for you.

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If your account is compromised, you can recover your account by 30 days from the date on which the thief changed the owner key. You can recover account by using your original email ID. Here is the link to recover account:

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Remain safe!

I want to link my Steem account with my account on Snax blockchain using
Please, create Snax account for me!
My authentication hash: 01b7cf82d08ca43392e3f1215d4c85268d85a73bcd1184162ed284f8d53cb020


The most important thing to find out is how their passwords were leaked... Has anyone found that yet?

Thanks for the warning!

I would rather advice people to please stay safe.

Thank you Verry much for indo

Thank you Verry much for info

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