Sha zhu pan scam uses AI chat tool to target iPhone and Android users

Over the past two years, we have been tracking a variety of scams targeting mobile device users, generally referred to as “shā zhū pán” (杀猪盘, which translates as “butcher plate”) or “Pig Butchering.”

This includes a category we labelled as “CryptoRom” when we initially investigated it in 2020, because of its two distinguishing characteristics—a focus on fake cryptocurrency trading and the luring of targets through feigned romantic interest in them.

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Source: Sophos News