12 Mar '16, 12am

Scam Alert: Bitcoin Stealing Chrome Extension Called BitcoinWisdom

According to researchers, the scam replaced QR code images on bitcoin exchanges with its own addresses. The fraudulent application was listed on Google’s Play store. Some users have noted this is perhaps a good reason why crypto-currencies like Bitcoin should use vanity addresses – transactions addresses easily read and understood by humans. This would make it easier for Bitcoin users to detect when they are being targeted by a phishing attack or other sort of attack.

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