Shortly after the introduction of restrictions for Russian citizens to trade through the P2P service of the largest crypto exchange Binance, a mass mailing of letters began to be sent with a proposal to circumvent the restrictions – and phishing links.

The cybersecurity center of FACCT reported about the mass mailing of phishing letters to Russian users of the Binance crypto exchange after the introduction of restrictions on the conduct of cryptocurrency transactions.

FACCT clarified that hackers, under the pretext of distributing an application to circumvent Binance restrictions, spread viruses that intercept logins and passwords from crypto wallets, as well as other services. Theft becomes the starting point for cyberattacks and theft of digital assets.

Cryptocurrency exchange Binance has banned its clients from Russia from transactions through P2P service with any currency other than the ruble. In addition to Binance, restrictions for Russian users were introduced by OKX, Bybit and Kucoin. has collected top P2P platforms that are still ready to work with Russians instead of sites that supported international sanctions.