Bitcoin Wallet Malware Scam Targets Electrum Users And Garners Over 200BTC

An attack on the Electrum bitcoin wallet has so far netted hackers over 200 bitcoin worth around $750,000. The attack began on December 21, 2018. Though it has victimized some unsuspecting users, it can be avoided. Electrum is a Bitcoin wallet which doesn’t require the user to download the full blockchain. Instead, servers remotely provide The post Bitcoin Wallet Malware Scam Targets Electrum Users And Garners Over 200BTC appeared first on CCN

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Bitcoin Thieves are Monitoring 2.3 Million Addresses Using a Clipboard Malware: Report

Bleeping Computer, a technical support site, has warned cryptocurrency users to double check addresses to which they send cryptocoins before effecting transactions as a way of safeguarding against a growing type of malware that is re-directing transactions. This comes after the site said over the weekend that malware runners are monitoring more than 2 million The post Bitcoin Thieves are Monitoring 2.3 Million Addresses Using a Clipboard Malware: Report appeared first on CCN

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