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Fake Bitcoin Apps Emerge in Apple iTunes App Store

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Fake bitcoin wallet apps have emerged in a Apple iTunes App Store, potentially putting bitcoin accounts during risk and reinforcing a need for people to make certain they are downloading apps from central wallet websites, according to Kyt Dotson, a comparison editor during Silicon Angle.

A deputy of Breadwallet, a bitcoin app accessible in App Store and Google Play, has posted a notice on Reddit inventory a series of feign bitcoin wallet apps in a iTunes App store, job into doubt Apple’s vetting process.

The feign apps have names identical to a central mobile wallet apps, though they can leave users exposed to carrying their accounts compromised.

Use Official Wallet Websites

The Reddit post remarkable Apple would hopefully invalidate a feign apps.

In a meantime, wallet users are suggested to use links supposing on a wallets’ central websites rather than going by iTunes or Google Play. This way, a user can be certain a wallet app they wish to download is a one dictated to be downloaded.

A fake “GreenAddress” wallet on iTunes, for example, has an ID series of “id1139753685.” When Silicon Angle


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