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These hackers abused Tor to rob Blockchain, steal Bitcoin, and target private email:

Across October and November of last year, some unlucky users of the world’s most popular Bitcoin wallet, Blockchain.info , and one of the better-known exchanges, LocalBitcoins , had their usernames and passwords silently pilfered. They were robbed of significant sums, probably tens of thousands of dollars worth of the virtual currency, possibly more. Security-focused email services, Riseup and Safe-mail were also targeted by the same crew. And according to the man who witnessed the attacks go off last year, Digital Assurance director Greg Jones, it looks like buyers and sellers of dark markets were the targets. The attackers used a tried-and-tested method to begin with, setting up a number of malicious exit relays on Tor . Legitimate exit relays act as the final jump from the anonymising Tor network, which loops users through a number of randomly-chosen servers across the ...

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