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Trezor Warned About Fake App On Google Play

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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.


 

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.

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Mark Brennan
Mark Brennanhttps://thecryptobasic.com/
Mark is 27, holds a Master degree in Business Administration, and works as a content Creator at TheCryptoBasic mostly on Crypto Market Updates. Since 2014 he has been active in the crypto sector. Thanks to the Business College in which other than Business subjects, he was taught about the disruptive potential of Blockchain. His interests include Blockchain technology and Crypto Market innovations. He also founded a small startup in which he gives lectures on cryptocurrencies.

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