Low: Mt Gox victims targeted in new Bitcoin stealing phishing scam

Low: Mt Gox victims targeted in new Bitcoin stealing phishing scam

Victims of failed Bitcoin exchange Mt Gox are being targeted by scammers pretending to represent Kraken, Inc., the Bitcoin firm tasked with recovering funds from the company.

The discovery was made by the security group Cyren, who according to The Register discovered that Mt Gox users were being targeted by emails that directed them to visit a Google Docs page claiming to host an update on the status of Bitcoin recovery claims.

Once a Mt Gox victim clicks through on the link, instead of being presented with a document they are instead delivered an executable file that delivers a Windows trojan that once installed looks for any local Bitcoin wallets on the now infected machine, and steals Bitcoin from them.

To make that clear: victims of Mt Gox who have lost millions worth of Bitcoin are now being targeted by a new scam that would see them have

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