Yet another hack attack
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.
A Hacker Gained Access to the Bitcoin Gold Windows Wallet GithubThe 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.”
The team adds that: “If the file was used, the computer on which it was used should be addressed with extreme caution; the file should be deleted, the machine should be thoroughly checked for malware and viruses (or wiped clean), and any cryptocurrencies with wallets accessible on that machine should be moved to new wallet addresses immediately.”