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ID:

bitcoin-org-237

Date:

Status:

Incident Count:

September 23, 2021

Verified

2

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Contributor:

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zerofriction.io

KYC By:

KYC:

None

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Audit By:

Audits:

None

Loss Amount:

17,000

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Recovered:

-

Rewards:

Currency:

USD

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Key Indicators

Platform:

Type:

Category:

Method:

Data Sources:

Bitcoin.org

Website

Scams

Extended Method:

Phishing attack

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Days in Operation:

0

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The Bitcoin.org website has activities to give back to the community, and it is suspected that the website has been hacked. The homepage of the website shows a Bitcoin address and states that any first 10,000 users who pay to this address will receive double the amount in return. Cobra, the co-owner of the Bitcoin.org website, tweeted that Bitcoin.org has been hacked and is investigating how hackers set up fraud patterns on the website. It is expected that operations will be suspended for a few days. According to reports, the attackers stole more than 17,000 U.S. USD.

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