Cryptocurrency owners are being warned about the potential risk of fund loss due to a critical vulnerability discovered in the popular archiver, WinRAR.

Due to inadequate validation of user data during volume processing for recovery, malicious actors can remotely execute malicious code on the host system if the user opens a specially crafted RAR archive.

Crypto asset holders are advised to exercise caution with updates and financial risks, as well as to be aware that the “WinRAR Vulnerability Detection Tool” could be a malicious phishing program.

Back to News

Get access to new opportunities