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June 30, 2011, 12:29:42 AM
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I just got an email for a bitcoin mining accelerator beta the exact text in the subject is:

Peter - Bitcoin Mining Accelerator Team         Bitcoin Mining Accelerator - Beta Invite

Is this legit or a phishing scam or trojan etc..., I don't dare open the email on any computer related to bitcoin.

Just a heads up to everyone to think twice about opening a bitcoin related email, especially from a stranger.
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June 30, 2011, 12:32:20 AM
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It is malware that steals your wallet.  See: https://forum.bitcoin.org/index.php?topic=24437.0

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June 30, 2011, 01:09:43 AM
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It is malware that steals your wallet.  See: https://forum.bitcoin.org/index.php?topic=24437.0

Pfft, serious miners don't install Bitcoin on their mining rigs. Tongue

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June 30, 2011, 03:06:06 AM
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It is malware that steals your wallet.  See: https://forum.bitcoin.org/index.php?topic=24437.0

Pfft, serious miners don't install Bitcoin on their mining rigs. Tongue

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