I just completed my backup phrase security setup with blockchain after I was prompted to click finish. As soon as I click it the account confirmed a transaction I did not do transferring almost all my bitcoin to an unknown address. Could someone explain to me what happened and if I can get back my fund?

  • Do you have a wallet ID or transaction ID you could share with us? – abelenky Jun 5 '17 at 16:28
  • bb52b31132c25be2a5626d62fb652ee144750418df090e357c887e8efdcb511f – james morgan Jun 7 '17 at 11:40
  • That was an email I got – james morgan Jun 7 '17 at 11:41
  • Here are the details of that transaction: blockchain.info/tx/… It seems to be for about about $0.29. Do you think someone stole your 30 cents? – abelenky Jun 7 '17 at 12:06
  • blockchain.info/tx/… – james morgan Jun 7 '17 at 12:12

I would expect that Blockchain sets up your backup and security when you create an account. If you got prompted to put in your wallet information at a later time, that would have almost certainly been a phishing attack. I suspect that you were on a website that was not blockchain.info and the mock security setup provided the information to empty your account to your attacker.

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