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A group of hackers pretended to be CCO Patrick Hillmann’s Binance in a series of video calls with representatives of cryptocurrency projects, which she promised to assist in listing on the exchange for a fee.
We’ve been seeing more scammers pretending to be Binance employees & executives online.#Binance CCO Patrick @PRHillmann recounts when hackers used an AI hologram to pose as himself to scam unsuspecting projects.
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— Binance (@binance) August 17, 2022
Calls using the top manager’s deepfake took place on Zoom. The scheme was revealed when crypto projects contacted Hillmann directly to thank him for his “help.”
Data: Binance Blog.
CCO Binance did not specify which crypto projects were attacked and what material damage was caused to them by the actions of hackers.
He also stressed that the listing process on the exchange does not include third parties, and applications are accepted only through a special form on the official website.
Recall that in May, a deepfake by Elon Musk spread on Twitter, in which he “urged to invest” in a scam project.
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