Binance CEO says Google displaying malware, phishing websites on search results

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Binance CEO says Google displaying malware, phishing websites on search results

Binance's chief executive officer and founder, Changpeng Zhao, has revealed that Google is displaying malware or phishing websites on the search engine results page when users enter a question about CoinMarketCap.

With a scarcity of exploits and scams that pilfered millions of cryptocurrency, it appears that there is no stopping cyber criminals from executing their attacks. No wonder, CZ tweets to warn about another way malicious actors victimize crypto investors.

To back his claim, the Cryptocurrency executive shared a screenshot of Google search results for 'coinmarketcap'. The images show that the top three search engines were not the official CMC website but phishing sites.

This could put crypto investors at serious risk, especially unsuspecting ones who might use any of these phishing links and try to add smart contract addresses to MetaMask. Binance's CEO said that his team is currently trying to resolve the problem by reaching out to Google.

At the moment, all they could do is warning investors about the issue to create awareness, he said. Crypto Twitter has so far demolished this trend, but Google has not responded to the matter.

''It's hard to turn down whatever that brings them more paycheck,'' a Twitter user with the handle @__Moon2mean said.

Twitter user @TajoCrypto notes that he has not yet filed a legal action against Twitter.