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Hacked off: John McAfee's Bitfi wallet no longer claims to be "un-hackable"

31 Aug, 2018
by Will Heasman
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Hacked off: John McAfee's Bitfi wallet no longer claims to be un-hackable

Bitfi have announced the removal of the marketing tag “un-hackable” after the wallet was compromised.

In a statement, Bitfi said: "While our intention has been to unite the community and accelerate the adoption of digital assets worldwide, we realize that some of our actions have been counterproductive to that goal.”.

Bitfi, along with McAfee firmly believed the wallet was unhackable, that is until a team known as “THCMKACGASSCO” managed to remove all funds stored on the wallet which was left unmodified (as per the bounty’s request).

One team member, Saleem Rashid posted evidence of the hack on Twitter:

So far there has been no comment from McAfee, however, in the past he has been quick to dismiss other attempts:

finally, it seems, someone did get the coins; even MacAfee won't be able to deny this one…

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