Wednesday, June 22, 2011

Bitcoin exchange MtGox back online after hack

bitcoin As you can hear MtGox is big bitcoin exchange and it got hacked last week. Exchange admins said database was leaked with password hashes. Some of weak passwords were computed and hackers started sell-off bitcoins and excahge rate down to 0.01 USD for BTC. Admins stopped operations on the site and promised rollback all hacked transactions. A few hours ago MtGox went back online and started transactions. Current prices are 17.5$ per BTC.

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