The BitFi crypto wallet has been successfully rooted by a teenage hacker. 15-year-old Saleem Rashid was able to get the video game classic Doom running on the device, but ultimately did not manage to extract any coins from the wallet.
In a video on Twitter, the self-proclaimed “bitcoin hardware wallet breaker” used the BitFi touch screen to navigate a short segment of the cult 1993 Id Software video game Doom. In the video, the device is visibly disassembled, with its back panel missing.
Rashid’s successful rooting attempt comes weeks after John McAfee proclaimed the device to be the first “unhackable” cryptocurrencies wallet on the market, and offered $100,000 to the first person who manages to breach the wallet’s security measures. Later BitFi, the company behind the wallet, turned McAfee’...
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