25 Oct '16, 2am

Dropbox and LinkedIn Hacker Most Likely Behind BitMarket.eu Bitcoin Heist

Dropbox and LinkedIn Hacker Most Likely Behind BitMarket.eu Bitcoin Heist

Yevgeniy Nikulin, the Russian national that was recently arrested in the Czech Republic for hacking Dropbox, Formspring, and LinkedIn , might have also stolen around $400,000 from Bitcoin exchange BitMarket.eu, according to new evidence discovered by Microsoft security researcher Tal Be'ery . BitMarket.eu was a short-lived Bitcoin exchange ran by two Polish developers named Maciej Trębacz (M4v3R) and Paweł Makulski (Makhul), between 2011 and late 2013. During its lifetime, BitMarket users didn't have the smoothest ride. The exchange had been at the center of several hacks, and towards the end, the site was asking for donations to keep the service alive, according to this Reddit post , and was also having problems refunding users that had lost funds in previous incidents. BitMarket.eu was hacked several times The most infamous incident took place in 2012 when Trębacz announ...

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