If you use Electrum, in case you get a error message that tells you to update please ignore (ongoing phishing attack).

Details here: https://github.com/spesmilo/electrum/issues/4968

copy paste from SomberNight in the github issue:

TL;DR: There is an ongoing attack against users where servers raise exceptions when a client broadcasts a transaction; in this case the error text is displayed as is in the client GUI. The attacker has spawned lots of servers on different /16 IPv4s to increase his chances of being connected to. The error messages are trying to get the user to download and install malware (disguised as updated versions of electrum).` 

apparently previous Electrum versions allow richtext in error messages sent by the server, so the upgrade warning might look legit to people…

Always remember to verify pgp / gpg signatures of bitcoin software you install.

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Bitcoin – The Currency of the Internet

After Roger Ver openly admitting that he will promote Bitcoin Cash as Bitcoin we all should report the website as a phishing site to google!

Source for the claim: https://np.reddit.com/r/btc/comments/7jg265/1000000_bitcoin_cash_wallets_have_now_been/dr6qf17/

Go here to report: https://safebrowsing.google.com/safebrowsing/report_phish/

Roger Ver's site: www.bitcoin.com

As pointed out by /u/codedaway below, report /r/btc also to reddit for violating reddit's self promotion rules.

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Warning! When googling Blockchain you get a fake phishing ad as the first result

Proof: https://imgur.com/a/4n8O0

I just moved to Spain and wanted to check on my wallet from a new PC. I just googled Blockchain for fast access and thank god I noticed that the website was spelled differently. I would have never thought that google would show me a fake phishing site as a first result for a popular website.

Just be careful when trying to access Blockchain or any other crypto wallet through a link or google and don't forget to HODL.

P.S I do not have any adware or malware on my computer.

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