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MtGox victims are not having an easy time reclaiming their money back after the 2014 collapse. According to cybersecurity firm Cyren, customers are receiving spam messages claiming to help them recover their money.
Kraken, the altcoin exchange is distributing $91 million in Bitcoins to people left out of pocket from the MtGox crumbling; however, the company has found itself involved in a series of spam messages claiming to originate from Kraken.
Once opened, the messages redirect customers to a Google Docs page claiming to provide an update on the status of Bitcoin recovery claims. In actual fact, what customers are opening is an executable file that delivers a Windows Trojan (W32/Trojan5.NRB).
According to Cyren, it is this Trojan that then undertakes the task of searching for any local Bitcoin wallets to empty.
Unbeknownst to customers who are receiving refunds from Kraken, they are receiving spam messages by a