05 Sep '12, 9am

Bitfloor: Hacker stehlen 250.000 Dollar in Bitcoins: Digitaler Bankraub: Unbekannte haben von der Handelsplattfo...

Bitfloor: Hacker stehlen 250.000 Dollar in Bitcoins: Digitaler Bankraub: Unbekannte haben von der Handelsplattfo...

Bitfloor ist eine der Handelsplattformen, auf der mit der virtuellen Währung Bitcoin (BTC) gearbeitet wird. Offensichtlich ist es Hackern am Dienstag gelungen, in die Server des Anbieters einzudringen und Zugriff auf den sogenannten Coin-Pool zu erlangen. Dabei stahlen sie 24.000 BTC, umgerechnet an die 250.000 Dollar, wie "Ars Technica" berichtet . Da Bitfloor dieses Geld eigentlich zur Abwicklung seiner Transaktionen verwendet, musste der Dienst seine Aktivitäten einstweilen einstellen. Wie Bitfloor-Gründer Roman Shtylman im Bitcoin-Forum erklärte, gelang den Hackern ihr Schlag allen Verschlüsselungen zum Trotz. Der Grund: ein Backup, das leider völlig unverschlüsselt war und in die Hände der Angreifer gelangte . Mit den gestohlenen Schlüsseln erbeuteten die Hacker in insgesamt vier Transaktionen 24.078,39 BTC, nach derzeitigem Kurs genau 251.600 Dollar, wie "Zdnet" vorr...

Full article: http://www.spiegel.de/netzwelt/web/bitcoin-seite-bitfloor...

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