26 Jul '12, 4am
Et tu, Zhou? Public STATEMENT Regarding Bitcoinica account hack at MtGox #bitcoin
As representative of MtGox, I do confirm the following facts: Upon hack of Bitcoinica's account on our platform, a large number of redeemable codes have been issued. Seeing a large volume of codes emitted by Bitcoinica didn't alert us at first as we assumed those were funds returned to Bitcoinica customers, however we were made aware it was not the case upon posting on this forum by Genjix about the account hack. We noticed that most of those codes were sent to AurumXchange. Codes were all generated from IP 188.8.131.52 (184-22-31-180.static.hostnoc.net) During the investigation, AurumXchange asked us if we knew anything about email address email@example.com which was used by the hacker according to AurumXchange. We found an account under this email which had some activity back in 2011, with access from both an IP at Microsoft Singapore then an IP at Amazon EC2 and w...