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24 February 2014

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Hello John,

Thanks for reading!

You are correct. We are talking about Bitcoin-QT clients and their derivatives storing the data in a file named "wallet.dat". In addition, only users that didn't encrypt their wallet lost their funds. If the wallet were encrypted, the attacker would find themselves in possession of a useless file.

Thanks.

Can you clarify, which wallet applications are you referring to? In other words, is this only wallet applications based on Bitcoin-QT which create a 'wallet.dat' file stored on your hard drive? And, presumably if that is the case, these are only wallets that people were stupid enough not to have encrypted?

Thanks,

John

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