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Google Play marketplace earlier this month kick three fake bitcoin wallet apps

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The apps pretended to be legitimate bitcoin wallets, but instead were fake. Apps were designed to trick sellers to provide the attacker’s bitcoin address (not the legitimate seller’s) to buyers so payments would go to the attacker, according researchers.

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Collectively the three apps were downloaded 20,000 times by users. The apps were identified as “Bitcoin mining”, “Blockchain Bitcoin Wallet – Fingerprint” and “Fast Bitcoin Wallet.”

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Source : Threatpost

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