Bitcoin Wallets Removed from Apple App Store After Users Reported Stolen Funds
Security Update : Apple has stepped in and removed eight iOS Bitcoin wallet apps that looked suspicious and some users accused of stealing their funds.
The apps are GreenAddress, Simple Bitcoin Wallet, Simple Bitcoin Wallet ™, GreenBits Bitcoin Wallet, Bitcoin Wallet, Bitcoin Armory Wallet, Blockchain – Offline Bitcoin Wallet, and BitcoinCore – Bitcoin Wallet.
A Breadwallet employee discovered these apps after he found that someone had used his company’s icon and title to create a fake application that posed as the official Breadwallet iOS app.
“A fake [B]readwallet app using the same title and icon as the real [B]readwallet made it through Apple’s review process and was added to the App Store on July 29th,” the employee wrote on Reddit using the name breadwallet_dan. “We took immediate action and had it removed, although a few users who inadvertently downloaded the fake… (read more)