Author Topic: New virus that targets those printing a paper wallet and also changes qr codes  (Read 6943 times)

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Recently I lost about 150 dollars in BTC within an hour or so of printing out a paper wallet. It could have been worse, but still, the feeling of getting robbed is horrible.


I suspected I got infected after downloading some ebook. A friend who knew about my loss pointed me to a video that might show how it happened. Basically when I opened the file (it was a png file) to print it out, this virus detected it and sent the picture to the thief. Video also shows other hacks like changing of copy and paste and one that changes the qr codes on the monitor. I ordered a hardware wallet and gave my machine (windows 10) in to have it cleaned.


The hack that I suspect got me is the one at 15:15 of the video.


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That's awesome! When I stay at home, I will try them.

 

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