What crypto drainers are

Crypto wallet drainer: what it is and how to defend against it

A new category of malicious tools has been gaining popularity with crypto scammers lately: crypto wallet drainers. This post will explain what crypto drainers are, how they work, what makes them dangerous — even for experienced users — and how to defend against them.

What a crypto (wallet) drainer is

A crypto drainer — or crypto wallet drainer — is a type of malware that’s been targeting crypto owners since it first appeared just over a year ago. A crypto drainer is designed to (quickly) empty crypto wallets automatically by siphoning off either all or just the most valuable assets they contain, and placing them into the drainer operators’ wallets.

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