Although attack details are rather difficult to come by right now, it appears there is another scam link making the rounds in cryptocurrency circles. As it turns out, a hacker can easily steal one’s Reddit account credentials. That is not entirely surprising, as any platform relying on usernames and passwords is conducting horrible security practices. The Reddit user who got hacked noticed how his profile was used to post on various cryptocurrency subreddits. All posts included a link to a malicious website, which seems to be infecting visitors with malware. By disguising links as a so-called price update, it is possible many people clicked the URL without even knowing what went on in the background.
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ORIGINAL SOURCE: The Merkle