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Warning http://www.ethcore.info is hosting malware

We have been informed of a website attempting to trick users into downloading a malware infected version of the Parity client.

We, Ethcore (ethcore.io), are NOT AFFILIATED WITH "www.ethcore.info". www.ethcore.info and was registered with the intention of scamming visitors.

As always make sure you examine the security certificate of any site you download software from and be extra vigilant when using Ethereum to keep your antivirus software up to date.

The real Ethcore website has a security certificate:

Valid Certificate

And the real Parity installer is signed by Eth Core limited:

Verified Installer

Followed by:

Installer

If you spot any phishing attempts please report them to [email protected]

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