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ID:

electrum-479

Date:

Status:

Incident Count:

August 30, 2020

Verified

3

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Contributor:

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zerofriction.io

KYC By:

KYC:

None

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Audit By:

Audits:

None

Loss Amount:

17,000,000

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Recovered:

-

Rewards:

Currency:

USD, BTC

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Key Indicators

Platform:

Type:

Category:

Method:

Data Sources:

Bitcoin

Wallet

Scams

Extended Method:

Fake software update

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Days in Operation:

0

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GitHub user "1400 BitcoinStolen" said that a huge amount of his Bitcoin money had disappeared in the hack. This user uses a bitcoin purse Electrum, the user has no security update the software, so when he transfers the currency, it prompts to update and fix potential problems, but when he according to tip operation, the software takes advantage of a vulnerability to connect the hacker server, 1400 bitcoins (worth $16 million) is placed into the hacker's wallet.

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