The problems facing the Solana network and investors in its SOL coin are deepening as a new strain of malware has become the latest threat.
Users of Solana’s Phantom wallet have been targeted by malware that attempts to dupe them into installing an update.
According to recent reports, malicious actors are airdropping NFTs to Solana wallet users that imitate alerts for a new Phantom security update. If installed, the data-stealing malware could result in theft from crypto wallets.
The ongoing attack has been running for weeks with NFTs titled ‘PHANTOMUPDATE.COM’ or ‘UPDATEPHANTOM.COM’ being sent to Solana users. They include a warning that failing to update could result in a compromised system or crypto theft “due to hackers exploiting the Solana network.”
If clicked, malicious files are downloaded and installed on the PC or mobile that attemp
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