MyEtherWallet funds stolen by hackers

The users of the virtual wallet were victims of a new cyber attack

MyEtherWallet is one of the best-known virtual wallets in the crypto universe. It has been the victim of a new cyber attack by hackers who have stolen the assets through the Internet plug-in Hello VPN that currently has more than 50 million users.

The attack on MyEtherWallet took an average of five hours. This was announced by spokespersons through his account on the social network Twitter, They warned users with Hola Chrome about the event that violated their security, with the suggestion to transfer all of their funds to a new account.

According to the information provided from Twitter, only the users of the Hola VPN and MEW application were attacked. Cyber ​​attacks on online platforms for cryptocirrencies transactions have become the main threat to customers around the world.

Experts in cyber security bring to the discussion the use of free VPNs, as current events show that they represent a breach in the safeguarding of data and user assets. They also warn about the connections to which customers are linked once online.

Cyber ​​criminals have caused profound damage to holders of digital assets around the world. Recent events highlight the need for exhaustive control by the companies involved and users.


Source: Coincrispy

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