By Adam VariesCryptocurrency enthusiasts around the world are scrambling to install an extension to prevent Bitcoin bots from stealing their wallets.
The Chrome extension, known as Blockchain.me, blocks Bitcoin bots using a custom algorithm.
Its developers said the extension was developed in collaboration with the Bitcoin community.
Me is designed to help users protect their funds in the event that an automated bot or malicious entity takes control of their account and then attempts to steal your funds,” the developers wrote.”
We also aim to improve security by allowing users to prevent or detect bot activity.
Our extension will be updated to add more advanced features that will be integrated into the Chrome browser.”
Blockchain was recently added to the Chrome Store and the extension’s developers said they were planning to release the extension as an extension in the coming weeks.