Bitstamp temporarily closes doors after hacking




The bitcoinbeurs Bitstamp is temporarily closed after attackers have gained access to a bitcoin wallet. Users who are affected are compensated, the bitcoinbeurs promises. It is not yet known when Bitstamp opens its doors again.

Bitstamp The Bitcoin scholarship says have reason to believe that one of his wallets Sunday is compromised. The company therefore urged users to not worry about bitcoins to bitcoinadressen Bitstamp who used to date.

Moreover Bitstamp closed as a precaution; it is not known when the fair opens its doors again. The company promises to reimburse the losses by stolen bitcoins for customers who have made money Dutch time for Monday morning at ten o’clock. However, it is still unknown what exactly happened and how many bitcoins are actually captured.

It is not the first time that a bitcoinbeurs or -wallet the target of hackers. It happened to include the cryptocoinbeurs Vircurex. The affair around Mt. Gox initially seemed like a hack, although it is about internal fraud seems to go. There is a lot of malware that targets to steal bitcoins.

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