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Trezor Warned About Fake App On Google Play

Developers of the Trezor hardware wallet have warned Android devices users about the fake Mobile Manager Wallet application that is present on the Google Play Store.

The company warned that the malicious application is not related to Trezor or SatoshiLabs and recommended not to install it.

Warning to all Trezor owners using Android devices!

This app is malicious and has no relation to Trezor or SatoshiLabs. Please, don’t install it.

Remember that you should never share your seed with anyone until your Trezor device asks you to do it! pic.twitter.com/6C3iKfPDnR

- Trezor (@Trezor) January 18, 2021

At the time of writing, the fake app is still available on Google Play. It was downloaded by over a thousand people.

Creators of the fake app, gave themselves some positive reviews, and raise their rating to 4.7. In the comments, some user’s complain that the app freezes after entering the seed phrase.

“Never share your seed phrase until the Trezor device asks you to,” Trezor reminded.

The Trezor team published a guide to using a hardware wallet for Android users, which they as the only official manual.

At the end of November 2020, a fake application of the decentralized exchange Uniswap appeared on Google Play, which stole cryptocurrencies from users. One of them lost $20,000.

Originally published at https://thecryptobasic.com on January 19, 2021.

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