If there’s one thing you need to take away after reading this article, it’s this:
<aside> ⚠️ YOUR SECRET PHRASE (ALSO KNOWN AS "SEED PHRASE") IS THE “MASTER KEY” TO EVERYTHING YOU OWN. NO ONE ELSE BESIDES YOU SHOULD KNOW IT.
Scammers will try to get this information from you through a variety of ways.
Some may direct message (DM) you, offering you something (e.g. tokens, support, etc), and request you click an external link. Do not click it!
You could also inadvertently click on an advertisement or link that has a slight misspelling of your intended destination (or entirely different):
Double- and triple-check the spelling of links. A common alteration to links is to change the domain suffix of a URL. A common alteration to OpenSea collections is to add an extra letter. It is usually safest to use the links listed in the official project Twitter page or Discord.
⚠️ Bookmark legitimate sites:
Always triple check the URL is the intended destination before you click and after you arrive.
Never even type your seed phrase in website claiming to be legitimate because it may install a keylogger which allows the scammer see what you type 😱
A common phishing scam works like this: