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CRYPTO COINS





                                         COLLECTION





                                            BTC WALLET THEFTS



               How It Works


               The CryptoShuffler attacks commonly used transaction processes. The Trojan monitors the clipboard of
               the targeted victim’s device. When making a payment, the owner of the infected device copies a
               recipient’s wallet identification number and pastes it in the destination address line in the software they
               use to make the transaction. The victim doesn’t know the Trojan replaces their wallet address with the one
               the malware owns.



               When the victim pastes the wallet identification to the destination address line, they are not sending the
               money to the intended destination but to that of the fraudster. The process takes milliseconds.



               Cryptocurrency users do not normally check their multi-digit numbers when making payments.


               Sergey Yunakovsky, Kaspersky Lab’s malware analyst, said people considering making cryptocurrency
               investments need to protect their investments carefully.


               Kaspersky Lab also advises cryptocurrency users to pay close attention and check the wallet number
               listed in the destination address line when making payments. They should also be aware of the difference
               between an invalid address and an incorrect one. An invalid address will be detected and the transaction
               will not be completed. An incorrect one will be completed and the user will lose their money.


               Users can also protect themselves using a security feature that scans for vulnerabilities known to be
               exploited by fraudsters.






                              Bitcoin Payment Processor BitPay Warns against Trojan Virus


               Global Bitcoin payment processor BitPay has notified users to of a newly discovered Trojan virus that is
               affecting some bitcoin purchases. Notably, the virus has not compromised any user wallets of payment
               systems.
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