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Author Topic: Anyway to head off trojans and worms that target the Wallet.dat file?  (Read 639 times)
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June 14, 2011, 11:10:41 PM

I'm sure there are a number of people concocting various malware that can steal people's wallets.

Even the theft of 0.5% of just general user's wallets would create a large scale panic and greatly devalue BTC in addition to halting further adoption.  It might even cause a 'run' on BTC crashing the price to below mining costs, which would be devastating for the Bitcoin infrastructure.

Just voicing a concern, I'm sorry, but I'm not a programmer.

I'll keep my politics out of your economics if you keep your economics out of my politics.

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