Authorities in the city of Henan in China arrested the man after he reportedly lured others to use the Bitcoin-cold wallet that he created, and then tricked them into transferring funds.
The arrest of the thief Bitcoin
An unknown man changed the code to create Bitcoin "cold wallet" and recommend it to others. He then used the invasion program to secretly steal the PTS savings.
According to one of the victims, the offender gained access to the program or system through a covert channel, bypassing software security control.
"I was invited to the Bitcoin chat group he created for offline tradingTrading
– is an economic term that means the process of independent trade, independent analysis of the market and the conclusion of trade transactions.Details on Weixin. He said that the PTS is unsafe on the exchange platform, and he can provide me with several ways to safely store. Then he sent me the software via Wechat, and asked me to store Bitcoin at the wallet address, from which he then secretly withdrew funds."
Over the past four months from March 2017 to July 2017, a man stole 200 military-technical vehicles. All stolen funds were sold in the amount of more than 3 million yuan (about 0.4 million dollars).
- On September 1, a representative of the DPRK National Coordinating Committee on combating money laundering and combating the financing of terrorism issued a statement in which he denied the theft of $2 billion in cryptocurrency and fiat for the development of the country's military programs.
Editor: Alex Riabukha