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                                            BTC WALLET THEFTS

               bitcoin will eventually hit $50,000 will become a dim fantasy. Check out the Coinbase reddit if you want
               an additional taste of what’s happening.

               Despite this, I’m willing to bet that Coinbase, or someone else, will significantly evolve and eventually
               figure it out. Many of the problems that lead to my hack on Coinbase are addressable with more
               paternalistic software, fraud detection and an adept support team reachable 24–7. The beauty of the
               blockchain is that you can create a consumer offering on top of it that operates much more like a bank and
               it can exist next to an exchange suited for someone buying and selling huge, risky amounts each day.

               It’s hard to understand how brutal it is to start over with this level of rapid financial loss unless you’ve
               been there yourself. The BTC I had in my Coinbase was collected over years and the ETH and LTC
               position were more recent. I blame myself for not doing enough security research and I also know that
               these openings are incredibly common for others. Unless huge changes happen, so many others are likely
               to get robbed and the reputation of cryptocurrencies, in general, will degrade. The only thing that’s really
               around to protect these newcomers is the cryptocurrency community itself. Please let my ample misery be
               a raw warning sign. Inform your friends. Don’t trust Coinbase defaults. Don’t think it won’t happen to
               you. Stop reading this and secure your coins right now. DO IT NOW

               This Trojan Malware Stole $160,000 in Bitcoin From Victim’s Wallets

               A new CryptoShuffler Trojan has been discovered that steals cryptocurrency from wallets by replacing
               the address with its own in the clipboard of the device, reported Kaspersky Lab, which discovered the

               Fraudsters using CryptoShuffler Trojan have already stolen 23 BTC, worth around $140,000, from
               wallets. The creator of the malware has been operating for a year, targeting bitcoin, Ethereum, Dash,
               Monero, Dash and other cryptocurrencies, according to Kaspersky Lab.

               The “clipboard hijacking” technique has been witnessed previously, targeting online payment systems.
               Attacks on cryptocurrency are not common.
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