MetaMask Warns of Storing Wallet Seeds in iCloud if Backup is Active Following $655K Theft
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Hot cryptocurrency wallet MetaMask is warning iOS users about the seeds of cryptocurrency wallets, which are secret recovery phrases consisting of 12 words that protect access to the wallet's content, stored in Apple's iCloud if app data backup is active, following the theft of $655,000 from a user as a result of a well-crafted phishing attack.
The target received multiple text messages asking to reset his Apple account. The attacker then followed up with a cal…