Leak -- Compromised POSTING key successfully protected

in Discovery-it β€’ 4 months ago (edited)


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It's a new day and another user leaked one of their private keys into the Steem Blockchain.

They COMPROMISED their...

private POSTING key

HOW: in a a post publishing operation


The compromised account owner has now been notified in multiple ways. The identity of the user will be disclosed only in the monthly report in order to give them time to address the issue.



Compromised account stats:

  • Reputation: 25

  • Followers: 0

  • Account creation: May 2021

  • Last Post: yesterday

  • Estimated account value: $ 0.03



Top 5 private ACTIVE keys protected:

1. @nextgen622: ~$ 28,000
2. @cryptoandcoffee:
~$ 8,400
3. @runridefly:
~$ 3,300
4. @globalmerchantio: ~$ 250

5. @j3dy: ~$ 120 (500 HIVE automatically protected for 9 days)


Keys-Defender features:

- Keys protection [live scan of transfers/posts/comments/other_ops. Warnings (reply and memo), auto-transfers to savings until fully restored, auto-reset of keys, ..] {see automatic posts on leak and monthly reports}
- Phishing protection [live scan of comments and posts to warn users against known phishing campaigns and compromised domains or accounts, scan of memos and auto-replies, anti phishing countermeasures - eg. fake credentials]
- Re-posting detection [mitigates the issue of re-posters]
- Code injections detection [live scan of blocks for malicious code targeting dapps of the Hive ecosystem]
- Anti abuse efforts [counteracts spam from hive haters and milking campaigns]


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