A Hacker Gained Access to the Bitcoin Gold Windows Wallet Github

Users of Bitcoin Gold (BTG) are facing yet another cyber security issue today. The BTG team has earlier revealed that someone has gained access to their Github repository for the project and replaced the compiled Windows file with a different one.

Bitcoin Gold Breach

According to a critical warning sent by BTG, the link on the Download page and the file downloads on the Github release page have been serving a suspicious file of unknown origin for approximately four and a half days.

The BTG warning explains: “Until we know otherwise, all users should presume this file was created with malicious intent – to steal cryptocurrencies and/or user information. The file does not trigger antivirus / anti-malware software, but do not presume the file is safe.” […]

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