Hackers broke into the service MyEtherWallet using the extension for Google Chrome

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Hackers broke into the service MyEtherWallet using the extension for Google Chrome

Popular Ethereum-wallet MyEtherWallet was at the center of the scandal. The service has warned its users about possible holes in the security system. It is reported .

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Crypto can be hacked by using a VPN

In his Twitter the developers of the service warned users of the VPN Hola-hacking. For five hours the hackers were able to access the funds in the wallet. It is noteworthy that at risk are only those users who have installed Hola VPN in Google Chrome.

Attention! If you have the Hola extension for Chrome and you used your MEW purse in the last 24 hours, immediately move your funds to a new address!

If you don't have this VPN client, do not worry. Hola have a very mixed reputation. Representatives of the companies admitted they used the communication channels with its clients to create a giant botnet.

The Source of a hacker attack – a Russian IP address. At the moment it is unknown how many users have suffered from actions of malefactors.

Not to fall into the trap of crooks, editor of the CCN Josie Wilmot recommends the use of browser extensions, which have blacklist of Scam and phishing links. The most popular of them .

Hackers broke into the service MyEtherWallet using extensions for Google Chrome appeared first on Two Bitcoin.

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