Posted by : brij fbEducator Tuesday, 10 July 2018


Popular Ethereum interface and defacto token wallet MyEtherWallet (MEW) has been caught up yet another goddamn hack. This one affects users of the Hola chrome extension, specifically those who have used MEW in the past 24 hours. Hackers, who TechCrunch reports have utilized what “appeared to be a Russian-based IP address,” have taken over the Hola VPN service. Over five hours, MEW users who simply had the Hola chrome extension installed and running have had their wallets completely compromised. We received a report that suggest Hola chrome extension was hacked for approximately 5 hrs and the attack was logging your…

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