Android-based Bitcoin digital wallets vulnerable to theft

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Bitcoin developers warned Sunday about a critical Vulnerability in Android which leaves digital wallets on the mobile platform vulnerable to theft.

A component of Android responsible for generating secure random numbers contains critical weaknesses, that render all Android wallets generated to date vulnerable to theft. Because the problem lies with Android itself, this problem will affect you if you have a wallet generated by any Android app, developers wrote in a blog post.

Get rid of this:

If you want to get rid of this, key rotation is necessary. This involves generating a new address with a repaired random number generator and then sending all the money in your wallet back to yourself.

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