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1  Alternate cryptocurrencies / Altcoin Discussion / How to protect against the compromised wallets? on: September 14, 2018, 08:50:30 AM
Since the infected windows binaries of Ducat wallet appeared around 1 or 2 weeks ago, Iím a bit hesitant to use any new altcoin wallet.
 
Apparently, the ducat wallet had a modified code that scanned and stole all of the other wallet.dat files it found on a %AppData% and this exploit wouldnít show on a virus scan either. So, Iím thinking what are the ways to protect against this.

I'm not asking about protecing the coins that are supported by hardware wallets, I'm asking about those less known altcoins. First step is of course to encrypt the wallets with a good password, but what else can we do?

At the moment Iím using Sandboxie that hosts the altcoin wallets, but the free version only supports to have one sandbox, so thatís not good.

Iím thinking one solution would be to get a paid version and then I would be able to run each wallet on their own sandbox. That way, if the wallet is infected the same way, it will only find its own wallet.dat file and nothing else.

What do you think? Would that work? What are other ways to protect against these and similar exploits that the virus scanners wonít detect?


2  Economy / Services / Looking for the graphics artists on: August 08, 2018, 09:39:32 AM
Hi everyone,

The Vetani coin, which has been abandoned by the original developer has been taken over by the community and we are looking for the graphics artists who are willing to help out with the project longterm.

If you find this offer interesting and you are not simply looking to make a quick buck, join us on Discord at https://discord.gg/a9TxTEA
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