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John McAfee's 'unhackable' crypto-wallet allegedly hacked a week after challenge

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John McAfee's 'unhackable' crypto-wallet allegedly hacked a week after challenge

Someone claims to have successfully hacked an "unhackable" cryptocurrency wallet. A self-described IT geek in the Netherlands who goes by @OverSoftNL on Twitter tweeted Wednesday about gaining root access to a crypto-wallet, which antivirus software pioneer John McAfee and hardware crypto-wallet maker Bitfi said had "absolute" security. Last week, McAfee said he'd entered into a partnership with Bitfi to offer a $100,000 bounty to anyone that could hack a Bitfi wallet. The bounty was later raised to $250,000. Participation in the challenge required the purchase of a $120 Bitfi wallet, preloaded with cryptocurrency. "Short update without going into too much detail about BitFi: We have root access,