8 Millions wallets inaccessible at Blockchain.info after Hackers wreak Havoc!
With more than 8 million Digital Wallet customers, BlockChain is users’ favorite destination to see recent transactions, stats on mined blocks and bitcoin economy charts.
As reported on: https://thehackernews.com/2016/10/blockchain-bitcoin-website.html
“We’re making progress resolving the issue, but it may take upwards of several hours until services are fully restored,” another tweet reads.
However, a Reddit user has noted that “The whois and DNS records suddenly jumped from CloudFlare to a cheap web host.”
The site was down for more than four hours and millions of people had no access to their Bitcoins.
Official Statement From BlockChain:
“Earlier today, we discovered our DNS registrar had been compromised. We took immediate action to resolve the issue. To be abundantly cautious, we’re waiting for the DNS to propagate universally across the web before bringing our services back. Once DNS has propagated, we expect to restore services ASAP. Our sincerest apologies for any inconvenience.”
This attack on Blockchain,info is the latest in an ongoing string from Cyber attacks and hacking, we believe that hacking and cyber attacks are the single largest threat to our new digital economy.
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