Alphabay Updates UI, Introduce New Onion Cloner Countermeasure

Alphabay market admins posted yesterday about some changes done in their market, including UI upgrade and maybe the most important upgrade that people should note – the Signed deposit address – meant to combat the most hated onion cloner phishing scams (common phishing scam sites which proxy markets on the fly while replacing deposit addresses to their own addresses in order to scam users into sending their BTC to the phishers instead of the market).

New users are advised to verify the PGP signature of their deposit address against the market pgp key located in its “contact” page.


This is how it looks:


You can learn more about PGP signatures here.

This is the original update posted by the market admins:

Reminder: Use market links obtained from trusted sources only and encourage the use of multisg transactions.

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