Stolen Trezor, Ledger and KeepKey Databases Are a ‘Scam,’ Says SatoshiLabs

Stolen Trezor, Ledger and KeepKey Databases Are a ‘Scam,’ Says SatoshiLabs
What if this scammer is just pretending to be a hacker?

The hacker professing to sell client databases from top equipment wallet producers Ledger, Trezor, and KeepKey appears to really be hawking bunk, as per SatoshiLabs. 

On May 24, cybercrime observing online journal Under the Breach detailed that a programmer had started promoting the client databases of well known equipment wallet organizations available to be purchased. The information purportedly incorporated the complete names and physical locations for more than 80,000 client accounts. 

Under the Breach tweeted screen captures proposing that the programmer acquired the databases by abusing a helplessness of famous web based business stage Shopify. 

"Try not to offer me low dolar, just enormous cash permitted," the programmer cautions planned bidders. 

Trezor refutes hacker’s claims

SatoshiLabs is the group behind Trezor, and an organization rep disclosed to Cointelegraph that Trezor had gotten tightly to test information for the alleged database and found "no Trezor client information remembered for the offered database." 

Trezor's underlying examination reasoned that "the substance and structure of the spilled information doesn't compare to the information from the Trezor e-shop and looks bound to be manufactured." The representative included that "the entire occurrence appears to be a trick." 

Slush, the pseudonymous CEO of SatoshiLabs, stated, "We pay attention to information protection very at SatoshiLabs. By anonymizing the information in our e-shop following 90 days, we limit the effect of such a break. I might want to guarantee our clients that their information is being treated as profoundly delicate." 

A representative for Shopify additionally revealed to Cointelegraph that an examination concerning the implied helplessness found "no proof of any trade off of Shopify's frameworks." 

Scammer poses as hacker

Subsequent to adding the mainstream equipment wallets to his commercial for taken information, the programmer presently claims to offer client databases of 18 all out virtual cash firms, having first posted the promotion on May 17. 

However, in light of examinations completed by the organizations whose databases are as far as anyone knows accessible for procurement, the programmer's whole bazaar of taken record data is presumably manufactured. 

Mexican crypto exchanging stage Bitso, one of the organizations recently named in the programmer's rundown, has likewise invalidated the legitimacy of the cybercriminal's cases, declaring that its examinations "have not discovered proof that an outsider has adequate data to get to our clients' records."