While users affected by the ledger file threaten to sue, some wallet owners may be at risk of being visited by criminals. According to Redditor, named “u / relphants”, some users are starting to receive threatening emails asking them to pay $ 500 or attack their homes.
This development reveals another risk factor for users of the general ledger, whose personal information has been allowed by a hacker. Apart from home attacks, affected management owners must also deal with fake companies and SIM swaps, among other things.
Actual Bitcoin (BTC) -related thefts are not uncommon, especially when the victim is known to own the regular cryptocurrency. It is reported that in September 2019, a Norwegian millionaire was forced to jump from a balcony on the second floor to escape armed robbers.
The main data fill file also greatly reduces the risk of centralized storage of customer data. Meanwhile, US authorities are pushing for stricter KYC compliance with non-custody wallets.