Electrum Imposter Shuts Down Website after Being Exposed as ‘Bitcoin-Stealing Malware’


Copycat bitcoin wallet service “Electrum Pro” has shut down its website after the company it was attempting to impersonate released evidence demonstrating its software was “bitcoin-stealing malware.” As CCN reported, the team behind Electrum (electrum.org) — a popular lightweight bitcoin wallet that has been around since 2011 — released evidence on GitHub demonstrating that the

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Posted by Josiah Wilmoth on May 11, 2018 @ https://www.ccn.com/electrum-imposter-shuts-down-website-after-being-exposed-as-bitcoin-stealing-malware/

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