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Author Topic: Beware of Increasingly Sophisticated Malware Infection Attempts  (Read 165959 times)
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October 05, 2017, 01:27:43 AM
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Find a useful list of attacks and how to protect your ICO here https://medium.com/@ksenia_valley/ico-cybersecurity-tales-from-the-crypt-ocurrency-951008b77948
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October 06, 2017, 07:19:58 AM
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Thanks for your sharing. Now hackers are becoming more dangerous. Protect your property.
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October 08, 2017, 07:36:19 AM
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I try not to jump on every airdrop or giveawway for this exact reason. Cybercriminals are more cunning now and cryptomining malware are increasing in number, type and attacks. Always check the links you click and software you install for new cryptos. Follow security experts or companies for breaking news on malware attacks before giving out your information or installing.
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October 09, 2017, 04:26:18 PM
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It's really frightening how one wrong click can make you a huge problem in life. With one click, you can lose all of your personal information, while financial damage can be immeasurable. Unfortunately, sometimes it's not enough to be just cautious.

That's true, but I've heard about it some time ago that he had overcome such problems. Unfortunately I can not recall, but as soon as I find out I will try to inform you.
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October 10, 2017, 04:03:16 PM
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I advise to use uMatrix on Chrme or noScript on firefox. It blocks all scripts of a page you first visit.

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October 11, 2017, 08:57:30 AM
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Hello!as soon altcoins will begin to regain the upper hand?
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October 11, 2017, 11:23:45 AM
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It's really frightening how one wrong click can make you a huge problem in life. With one click, you can lose all of your personal information, while financial damage can be immeasurable. Unfortunately, sometimes it's not enough to be just cautious.

Yes, this is quite an issue. But this makes a huge space for security solutions.
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October 15, 2017, 05:24:05 PM
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This is almost becoming a daily life matter we have to continue to deal with. We just need be careful of not just installing unnecessary apps (even from app stores) and also plug-ins for browsers.



One can never be to alert. Someone talked about jumping on the bang of Airdrops, and I would add even full fledged ICO these days are not trust worthy.

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October 16, 2017, 08:34:27 AM
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Pop up ads in browser, auto downloading thereon is also one of the reason behind it.

Please be careful while downloading anything from the internet and be sure to click on the correct download button rather than advertised download button, which will give you troubles later on.

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October 17, 2017, 06:48:23 AM
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People are the ones that are most easiest to hack. With such a huge surge of new crypto participants, phishing attempts are at an all time high.
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October 17, 2017, 04:52:49 PM
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I remember back in 2012 when I first heard about mining BTC, there was a thing with viruses on graphic cards which could not be detected by standard antivirus programs.
So I did not start tan...the biggest mistake of my life so far...

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October 18, 2017, 02:19:46 AM
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i just found out my wallet wash compromised today i thought i wasnt receiving any of the ether i bought or the coins i signed up for turns out i had received them all just someone did some bullshit and im a newbie and just stupid im learning but its all going to one address. i got beat out of 5 or 6 of the free airdops i wanted to be a part of and some ether. Angry Angry Sad
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October 18, 2017, 09:07:45 AM
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there are also some phishing mails right now. they say, you have to update your myethereumwallet because of the fork.
well, the link sends you to a phising site.
they say, you have to login with privatekey....
take care of links in emails or your eth is gone!
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October 18, 2017, 10:20:38 AM
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there are also some phishing mails right now. they say, you have to update your myethereumwallet because of the fork.
well, the link sends you to a phising site.
they say, you have to login with privatekey....
take care of links in emails or your eth is gone!

Right, i also do not fill out any googledocs someone
Is posting here!

Signature Campaigns sucks!!!
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October 20, 2017, 05:47:53 AM
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Thanks for the heads up.
I'm always nervous when downloading wallet updates...
just trying to find the official one myself or type any links i see by hand...
i would also never trust an adfly link postet somewhere in this context because you won't see where it's taking you..
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October 20, 2017, 10:23:50 AM
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Good information. Thank you.

The really places more weight on the idea of not using your primary everyday-use PC for these vital activities. It almost makes you want to run Qubes. The VM environment should be setup to auto snapshot shoe you can roll back your environment if you become (or suspect you've) become comprised. You're wallet/transaction/balance will update as the blockchain is re-synced, and you won't click on strange links again (in that dedicated Cryptocurrency VM - you do risky software behavior in VMs designated for that too.)
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October 22, 2017, 09:09:49 AM
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Good information. Thank you.

The really places more weight on the idea of not using your primary everyday-use PC for these vital activities. It almost makes you want to run Qubes. The VM environment should be setup to auto snapshot shoe you can roll back your environment if you become (or suspect you've) become comprised. You're wallet/transaction/balance will update as the blockchain is re-synced, and you won't click on strange links again (in that dedicated Cryptocurrency VM - you do risky software behavior in VMs designated for that too.)

If investing in a lot of alt coins then it's very difficult to setup a virtual box every time. I would suggest just reading their discussion and see if anyone has had problems.
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October 23, 2017, 05:51:09 AM
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I am afraid of the virus and only participate in air drop which myether wallet is used
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October 23, 2017, 06:47:31 PM
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I am afraid of the virus and only participate in air drop which myether wallet is used

Even mew make me feel unconfident, so I bought ledger nano s! 
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October 24, 2017, 07:33:30 AM
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I'm new to forum and I'm still reading topics for beginners. By reading this thread I could not even imagine how careful you must be. What I noticed is that many users have signatures and advertisements within their posts. Is it possible that some of these advertisements might have a hidden Malvare link?

That's a good point.  I've become super paranoid myself.  Install antivirus that scans your browser in real time. 
Check for any toolbars you may have installed that record keystrokes.
If in doubt, go dark and remove everything.

i'm still terrified :-)

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