Warning Issued After Bitcoin And Litecoin Wallets Targetted By Malware

Bitcoin and the wider cryptocurrency market’s huge price rise over the last few years meant that criminals quickly began taking a closer interest in crypto.

A rapid increase in crypto scams and thefts came along with mainstream bitcoin awareness.Now, cyber security researchers have warned that malware could be stealing bitcoin and litecoin wallet information

The piece of malware, named InnfiRAT, a so-called remote access trojan, is able to steal sensitive information stored on a device including bitcoin and cryptocurrency wallet data, with cybersecurity researchers at Zscaler’s ThreatLabZ naming bitcoin and litecoin wallets as potentially at risk, though others are as well.

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