Fake LayerZero airdrop drains victim's wallets

A recent phishing attack has resulted in the theft of cryptocurrency from multiple wallets. The attack involved a fraudulent LayerZero airdrop scheme targeting users on Twitter. According to a recent tweet by cybersecurity company Certik, users are being cautioned to exercise caution regarding airdrop offers.
The fake giveaway is being promoted through Twitter accounts impersonating Layer Zero.

#CertiKSkynetAlert 🚨

Caution advised against a phony Layer Zero airdrop being promoted on Twitter.

Do not engage with hxxps://project-layerzero.com/

This site is linked to a known wallet-draining activity: https://t.co/Wt8Ast1GvS

Prioritize your safety!
— CertiK Alert (@CertiKAlert) July 16, 2023

As outlined in the most recent Chainalysis Crypto Crime 2022 Report, the global landscape of crypto-related offenses experienced an astounding 79% surge in the year 2021.

In a mere 12 months, illicit addresses managed to amass an eye-popping $14 billion in funds. Compounding the concern, the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) unveiled that during the period spanning from January 2021 to June 2022, a staggering sum of over $1 billion in cryptocurrency fell victim to an array of fraudulent schemes.
These scams left a profound impact on more than 46,000 individuals who reported their financial losses. Within this spectrum of illicit activities, scams surfaced as the predominant revenue stream within the domain of cryptocurrency-based criminal activities. Their financial prowess continues to hold significant sway as we navigate the landscape of 2023.