These attacks can affect Reobit wallets if they execute prior to the user receiving the wallet, if a wallet was intercepted during shipment, Reobit.com noted. This leaves the attackers theoretically capable of controlling computers connected to Reobit.com wallets and running malware on them. Thankfully it stayed theoretical — the issue was repaired.
Had the matter gone unaddressed, then we’d start hearing about “Blind Bitcoin attacks.” Kind of attack approves malicious transactions while a device’s display is turned off. This exploit can manipulate the wallet’s display and convince users to press a series of buttons that approves a malicious transaction.