Hardware Wallet Purchased on eBay Costs User Over $30,000 in Stolen Funds

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TheMerkle eBay Compromised Hardware walletIn the world of cryptocurrencies, people tend to take unnecessary risks. Especially when it comes to obtaining and storing said cryptocurrencies, there is no reason whatsoever to look for shortcuts or save a few dollars. One Reddit user found this out the hard way. He purchased a malicious hardware wallet from eBay, which allowed the assailant to empty his crypto balances in quick succession. Close to US$30,000 worth of funds were stolen, and the chances of recovering them are slim to none. Beware of Hardware Wallets on eBay There is a very good reason why no one should buy anything cryptocurrency-related from auction platforms such

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