Bitcoins user Silk Road 2.0 are stolen




All Bitcoins that were stored in the hidden marketplace Silk Road 2.0, were stolen. According to the manager of the market they are stolen by a vulnerability in the Bitcoin protocol, but doubted that those involved.

Bitcoin When the theft was used transaction silly ability, a vulnerability in the Bitcoin protocol, claiming the manager of the marketplace Silk Road 2.0 on the forum Bitcointalk. 2.0 Silk Road was established after the U.S. Secret Service, the FBI original Silk Road closed and the owner picked.

Other visitors to the forum Bitcointalk the statement of the manager with a grain of salt, because attackers can not exploit to steal, just to prevent. Confirmation of transactions, the transaction silly Bitcoins ability vulnerability This is a denial of service attack.

Users of the site therefore suspect that the manager myself has gone off with the money or the bitcoins in a different way are captured. How many Bitcoins were stored at Silk Road 2.0 is not known, a researcher says Forbes opposite that there are an estimated 4400. They represent a value of 1.3 million euros. Since the emergence of the transaction silly ability vulnerability value of crypto currency quickly fell sharply, because Bitcoin exchanges like Mt.Gox temporarily not pay.


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