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ID:

localbitcoins-806

Date:

Status:

Incident Count:

January 29, 2015

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:

5,100

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Recovered:

-

Rewards:

Currency:

USD, BTC

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Key Indicators

Platform:

Type:

Category:

Method:

Data Sources:

Bitcoin

Exchange

Assets

Compromised Access Control

Extended Method:

Malware, stolen credentials

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Days in Operation:

0

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LocalBitcoins User Funds Stolen After Chat Client Hack. P2P marketplace LocalBitcoins has experienced a hack on its chat client, resulting in the distribution of malware and loss of customer funds. Vice president Nikolaus Kangas acknowledged the hack on 27th January in a forum post, outlining how the intrusion took place through its LiveChat account, with an estimated 17 BTC lost from customer wallets.

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