John McAfee threw down the gauntlet last week when claiming his newly-created Bitcoin wallet, Bitfi, was “unhackable.” It took security researchers less than a week to hack it. As of yesterday, a Dutch security researcher known as “OverSoft” claimed to have root access to McAfee’s unhackable wallet.

In a tweet, the researcher(s) said: Short update without going into too much detail about BitFi: We have root access, a patched firmware and can confirm the BitFi wallet still connect[s] happily to the dashboard. There are NO checks in place to prevent that like claimed by BitFi.

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