05 Apr '13, 3pm

Bitcoin wallet service Coinbase faces phishing attacks after data leak

Bitcoin wallet service Coinbase faces phishing attacks after data leak

Bitcoin wallet service Coinbase has publicly, and presumably accidentally, exposed information about its users' names, e-mail addresses, and details of their transactions on the Coinbase website. The exposed e-mail addresses have become the target of phishing attacks. Update: Coinbase says only certain Coinbase merchants had their email addresses exposed. See below for details. Coinbase, a Y Combinator-backed startup , is a popular service for holding users' bitcoins. At the time of this writing, the leaked information was still showing up in Google searches of the Coinbase site: Enlarge The URLs of the pages label them "checkouts," and they appear to be transaction receipts. One was a 0.05 BTC ($6.85) transaction labeled as a donation. Another was a $980 transaction for "8 managed VPS hosts" from a company called cachedd. A third was a 229.99 BTC ($31,508) trasnsaction fo...

Full article: http://arstechnica.com/tech-policy/2013/04/bitcoin-wallet...

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