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Hackers Hijack Websites to Inject Malware that Steals User Credentials

Cyber Security News

Concerning a development for internet security, a new form of website malware known as “Angel Drainer” has been increasingly targeting Web3 and cryptocurrency assets since January 2024.

This malware is part of a broader trend of rising Web3 phishing sites and crypto drainers that significantly threaten user credentials and wallets.

Web3 Crypto Malware: Angel Drainer Overview

Angel Drainer is a crypto drainer implicated in security breaches, including a notable incident with Ledger Connect Kit in December.

It operates by injecting itself directly into compromised websites or redirecting visitors to phishing sites containing the drainer. Once in place, it can steal and redistribute assets from compromised wallets, reads the Sucuri report.


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