Major Wallet Vulnerability Revealed As User Barely Reclaims 9 BTC

An anonymous Pastebin user claimed to have discovered evidence that some Bitcoin wallet software can generate private keys that can be easily identified and hacked.

The reveal comes after another person has made a Reddit post describing how they lost nine BTC due to a transaction error on the Blockchain.info wallet service.

The Pastebin user, however, didn’t reveal the specific wallet software that can be possibly affected and whether the software vulnerability is intentional or just a simple coding error.

According to the anonymous user, several users of Blockchain.info platform are already aware of the vulnerability and have ‘played’ with the chain by sending small amounts of Bitcoins to the addresses corresponding to the private keys generated by the malicious software…

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