Hackers are all around us, some may be ethical while others unethical. However, judging every book by its cover may not be possible in today’s digital world still one has a chance to focus a little before moving ahead with any kind of online wallet.
Cryptocurrency Users, Beware
Cryptocurrency users are a worried lot when it comes to security. There are many reasons to say this and one of them is that hackers, for the most part, try to steal personal information of the users thereby rendering them with no funds at all!
A few folks reading this would also be aware of the fact that transactions related to cryptos are ‘anonymous’ hence it is next to impossible to track down culprits.
Anonymity turns out to be the easiest tool for hackers to withdraw information and password of a crypto user in no time. Secondly, many EOS based wallets have suddenly sprung up across Google Play Store, which as you might have known by now are fake.
Fake EOS Wallets to Watch Out For
These fake EOS wallets never leave an opportunity to figure out account information besides passwords that users put in to use. All of this is possible with the help of a ‘malware tool’ utilized by fake software.
Another factor to be taken a note of is that crypto transactions being anonymous have the ability to hide stolen funds forever thereby hackers leave no stone unturned to fund their accounts!
Decentralization apart from anonymity are major setbacks for organizations and authorities in particular to bring about digital currency in to a profitable business.
EOS RIO: Facts to Know
In fact, there is only one EOS based company set in Rio De Janeiro in Brazil, responsible for Block Producers. And there happens to be none other site per se. This Brazilian establishment works towards development of Blockchain based Digital Products. Moreover, it does not have any inkling with EOS wallets found on Google Play Store.
EOS RIO, does not even have any of its Block Producers application(s) on the giant Google Play Store. So, readers, ensure that you never download any random EOS app’ available on Google Play Store. In case you wish to utilize the services of EOS then you would have to go to the official website and not switch to the Play Store.
Remember, one more factor, EOS Block Producers have been given the responsibility of governing EOS Blockchain!
EOS Reports Fake EOS Wallets to Google
Due to an alert team back in EOS Community, Google took action and removed all fake EOS Wallets in no time. Indeed, the team at Google ensures that there is not even a single fake app on its Play Store.
To assist you further in this regard, we would suggest you to keep a check on reviews found for a product. In case you find numerous reviews say around 1,000 or more then most probably you may go ahead and use it else it is better to back off beforehand rather than losing out funds.
As said, precaution is better than cure.