The Great Chaturbate Token Hack : A Scam Revealed

(Last Updated On: January 8, 2024)

Chaturbate hacks and the reality

Ever stumbled upon those ‘Chaturbate token hack’ and wondered if they’re for real?
This isn’t the first time we’re diving into this topic on our blog – you might recall this piece from before.
Spoiler alert! : these hacks are bogus.

But that’s not what we’re here to talk about today. This article peels back the layers on who’s behind these shady websites and videos.

We’re digging into their game plan – how they hook you in, what’s in it for them, and the sneaky ways they make a profit.
Using nothing but basic open-source intelligence (OSINT techniques),I’ll bring you real-deal evidence – photos, videos, you name it – to shine a light on these scammers.
And yes, I’ll be throwing in my two cents along the way. Let’s unravel this digital-con together.

First step –  search for Chaturbate hacks

So, I kicked things off with a simple Google search: ‘Chaturbate token hack.’ The results?
A mixed bag of shady links and dubious offers, all promising free Chaturbate tokens. But who’s actually biting the bait?
Think about it – it’s probably folks who either can’t shell out a few bucks for legitimate tokens or those curious cats who just want to see if they can game the system for some extra fun.
This crowd is exactly what these scammers are counting on.
They know their audience well – from the hopeful penny-pinchers to the just-for-kicks thrill-seekers.
And let me tell you, these scam artists have their traps set up just right, exploiting the desires and curiosities of their targets with a cunning mix of psychology and digital trickery.

I clicked on one of the top YouTube links that caught my eye, titled ‘Chaturbate HACK! Free Chaturbate Tokens all for FREE! 999999 Tokens for iOS/Android
It seemed to promise the moon, so naturally, it was my first stop.

You can see the video here until it will be removed:

In the video, there’s this charismatic guy front and center, making everything seem legit with his confident demeanor.
He’s all about explaining how you can rake in millions of Chaturbate tokens just by downloading an app.
The pitch is straightforward – hop over to a website, snag the app for your phone, and voilà, you’re supposedly swimming in a sea of tokens.

chaturbate hack guychaturbate hack website

Dig deeper

Taking a deeper dive into the YouTube channel and its content was my first move.
Right off the bat, the channel’s history raises eyebrows. It’s an ancient one, clocking in at over 17 years – a digital relic by today’s standards.
Originally, it was home to a medley of random, funny videos, a world apart from what it’s peddling now.
Then, for 15 years, it went silent, like a ghost town.
Fast forward to the present, and suddenly, the guy from our ‘get-rich-quick’ Chaturbate token hack appeared. Also uploaded two other videos to another target audience but luring users to the same shady website.

Chaturbate - Youtube - Hack

Here’s a little insight: in the YouTube world, old accounts are gold. They’re seen as more credible, and YouTube’s algorithm tends to favor them, giving their videos a faster track to visibility.
So, when a long-dormant account springs back to life with content that’s worlds apart from its original theme, it’s a giant red flag.
It screams ‘hacked account’ to anyone familiar with these tactics.
This stark shift in content, from harmless fun to dubious hacks, is a glaring sign that something’s not quite right.
It’s the first major crack in what appears to be a well-oiled scamming machine.

Lets check the guy

Moving forward, my curiosity turned towards the man in the video.
It’s a cardinal rule in the scamming playbook: real con artists don’t show their faces. This led me to theorize that our video star might just be a hired gun,
possibly from a gig platform like Fiverr, working for a commission.
If my hunch was right, this guy’s face should be popping up in other similar videos across the net. To test this theory, I extracted his image from the video and turned to some digital detective work.
I used a reverse image search (Pimeyes), a tool known for its prowess in tracking down faces across the web.
This wasn’t just a shot in the dark; it was a calculated move to uncover the broader scope of this scam and possibly identify the face unwittingly fronting it.

Aaaaand Bingo:

chaturbate hacking guy face
Upon delving further, amidst the slew of search results, one particular image stood out.
It bore a striking resemblance to our man from the video. Now, I’m not claiming with absolute certainty that it’s the same guy – that’s a conclusion I’ll leave for you, the reader, to ponder.
For those curious, this look-alike photo pops up in an unexpected place: a website dedicated to natural remedies.
You can check it out right here for a bit of intriguing side-by-side comparison.

Interesting search result - pimeyes

Source : https://www.grahamsnatural.sk/wp-content/uploads/2020/10/grahamsandson1.jpg

The domains behind Chaturbate token hack

There’s still a lot of groundwork to be covered in this investigation, but for now, let’s shift our focus to the website our video guy is pushing.
We’ll dive into the domain details and unravel what this so-called hack is all about.

The website vipplugin.com offers various plugins for iOS and Android devices, promising enhancements and benefits for a wide range of popular apps and games.
The site features numerous plugins for things like game modifications, social media enhancements, and utility apps.
Each plugin is presented with an installer for iOS or Android. The nature of these offerings, especially their promises of substantial in-app benefits or modifications,
raises questions about the legitimacy and safety of these plugins.

Vipplugins.com

When I followed the site’s process, it led me to the all-too-familiar survey trap.
Knowing these scams all too well, I recognized there wasn’t anything of substance beyond this point.
The site asked me to connect my phone to download the Chaturbate token hack stuff, what I suspected was a bogus app.
I didn’t connect anything, but interestingly, the progress bar just kept ‘loading’ until it eventually presented surveys to proceed further.
Clearly, the scam’s endgame is to lure visitors into completing surveys or clicking on paid links, funneling money to the scammer while offering nothing in return.

Chaturbate token hack step 1
Chaturbate token hack step 2Chaturbate token hack step 3
The survey ran on this domain : https://appinstallchecker.com/og.php?u=/cl/i/ndmxwv

I’ve checked the two websites “Who is” data:

appinstallchecker who is data

Viplugins whois data
In a surprising twist to our scam investigation, a reverse phone search (+354.4212434 )linked to a CISA Malware Analysis Report on DarkSide ransomware . This document details a sophisticated cyber threat that encrypts files for ransom.
The fact that the phone number from the scammer’s domain is associated with a report on a dangerous ransomware variant is alarming. It underscores the potential severity and technological sophistication behind these online scams, further highlighting the need for vigilance and robust cybersecurity measures.
This connection could be a critical piece in understanding the broader implications of the scam operation.

The same phone number and address tied to the domain also surfaced on Reddit and other online forums, and websites.
Notably, it’s been linked to discussions about a scam involving crypto coinbase, adding another layer of intrigue to its dubious online presence.

These online fraudsters seem to have a pattern of using the same address and phone number across various scam websites.
It’s puzzling why they’d do this since registration allows for any information to be entered.
Yet, they stick to this habit, making it possible to trace dozens of different fraudulent activities back to them. A simple internet search for the mentioned phone number reveals its widespread use in numerous scams, highlighting a significant digital footprint of their deceptive operations.

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Conclusion

In conclusion, our ad-hoc investigation into Chaturbate token hack has uncovered a complex web of deceit.
We’ve seen a likely hired individual in promotional videos, a pattern of using consistent contact information across various scam websites,
and ties to an old YouTube account, potentially hacked.
The scammers have links to China as well and have been implicated in multiple online frauds, from fake tokens to crypto scams and ponzi schemes.
To protect yourself, always approach offers that seem too good to be true with skepticism. Verify the legitimacy of websites and apps before downloading or sharing personal information. Be wary of websites asking you to complete surveys or download unknown software, and remember, if it doesn’t feel right, it’s probably not.

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