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Some hackers claim to have successfully invaded McAfee's "unbreakable" encryption wallet

via:博客园     time:2018/8/19 0:01:30     readed:528

According to Next Web, a group of researchers recently announced that they have invaded the Bitfi wallet.

In June of this year, the Bitfi hardware wallet came out, and its official promotional materials called it “the first truly unbreakable” wallet, promised “unbreakable security” and promised “no risk of loss”. . It is said to be safer than any other type of storage, including cold wallets. Coupled with the platform of John McAfee, I received a lot of attention.

McAfee calls it “the world's first unbreakable device”. To prove his claim, he challenged the security experts to ask them to crack the device with a $100,000 reward from July 24th.

But this sentence is less than a month old, and researchers have claimed that they can send transactions signed with the device, making McAfee's claims questionable.

A few weeks ago, the organization began accessing the wallet with root privileges. However, McAfee quickly denied this claim via Twitter, claiming that it was “useless like a dental license for a nuclear power plant”.

According to reports, the researchers obtained full access to the device two weeks ago, and they have been closely tracking the device, including data sent from the wallet. They claim that the device is still connected to the Bitfi server. The cracker Tilney said:

“ We intercepted the communication between the wallet and Bitfi. This allows us to display stupid information on the screen. Interception is really not the main part of it, it is just to prove that it is connected to the dashboard and still work, despite major modifications.

Earlier this month, Bitfi CEO Daniel & Middot; Daniel Keshin wrote to Cointelegraph to comment on the alleged hacking of 15-year-old Salem · Saleem Rashid. Khesin said:

“So far, we have no evidence that our devices can be hacked. If someone succeeds in doing this, we will immediately fix all the devices to resolve the discovered vulnerabilities, which will no longer be hacked. ”

Source: Byte Finance

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