This sneaky hijack malware replaces your crypto addresses with lookalikes

A brand new clipper malware has been found taking the theft of cryptocurrency to a whole new level, researchers have claimed.

Clippers are a well-known security threat, as they are malware variants that monitor the clipboard of a Windows-powered endpoint (opens in new tab), and when they see that a user copied a cryptocurrency wallet address to the clipboard, they’ll replace it with an address belonging to the attacker. That way, when the victim sends their funds, they’re actually sending them to a wallet belonging to the attackers.

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