The Celo team announced via Twitter on Friday that it was the target of a phishing attack. The attempt sent a small amount of CELO to Celo wallets, with a message to claim further “lottery” gains on fraudulent website(s). The Celo team warned its community members not to follow the link, and not to share their recovery phrase. The Celo team informed its community members to always remain vigilant in clicking links to avoid phishing scams.
Celo is an open platform that supports various distributed applications, smart contract development and payments using e-mail addresses and phone numbers as public keys. CELO is up by less than 1% in the last 24 hours and is currently trading at $0.754.