Ledger hasn’t commented on the scam but has previously iterated to users that the “only safe place” to download Ledger Live is from its website, ledger.com.
Almost $600,000 in Bitcoin BTC $34,970 has been stolen from users who downloaded a fake Ledger Live application on Microsoft’s app store, according to cryptocurrency sleuth ZachXBT.
A search by Cointelegraph found the fake “Ledger Live Web3” application appeared in Microsoft’s app store as early as Oct. 19.
Ledger’s support account on X (formerly Twitter) informed its users about a fake Ledger Live app on two separate occasions in December and March.
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