12 Aug '13, 3pm

Bitcoin Transactions on Android Vulnerable to Theft

Bitcoin Transactions on Android Vulnerable to Theft

Bitcoin wallets on the Android platform are vulnerable to theft after a vulnerability was discovered that could allow an attacker to guess a private key used to secure transactions involving the virtual currency. A post to a Bitcoin forum over the weekend pointed to a report of one address having 55.8 Bitcoins stolen. As of this morning, one Bitcoin was worth $104.52 according to an online Bitcoin exchange calculator. Related Posts Matthew Green on Crypto Advances, the BREACH Attack and the Longevity of the RSA Algorithm August 8, 2013 , 12:19 pm Android Master Key Malware Emerged Before Official Patch Details August 5, 2013 , 4:19 pm Black Hat Aftermath: A Broken, Battered Internet August 5, 2013 , 3:38 pm “All private keys generated on Android phones/tablets are weak and some signatures have been observed to have colliding R values, allowing the private key to be solved ...

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