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Fake ZecWallet discovered by Zcash community – Zcash News

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Zcash community recently reported that there is a fake ZeWallet is being promoted on social media platforms which contains malware. Zcash developer Electric Coin Company asked all the Zecwallet users to be careful while downloading the wallet and only do it from the official website. Earlier, A bug was found in all Zcash implementations.

Members of the Zcash community discovered a fake version of Zcash foundation’s Zecwallet. A twitter account mine Zcash tweeted that informed the community that there is a fake version of ZecWallet that likely contains malware. It also advised users to double-check the official website from where you are downloading the Zecwallet.

In the past, a bug was found in all Zcash implementations and most of its forks that could leak metadata containing the full nodes’ with shielded addresses IPs.

Earlier, cybersecurity firm ESET discovered a fake version of Tor Browser claiming to be the official Russian language version of the anonymous browser. The fake Tor browser stole funds from the darknet shoppers.

ESET also flagged a malware called Casbaneiro, which stole cryptocurrencies from users. This malware targeted banks and crypto services located in Brazil and Mexico, and it had allegedly stolen more than $10,000 in bitcoins before it was outed.

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