Sunday, October 22, 2017
Search
  
Submit your own News for
inclusion in our Site.
Click here...
Breaking News
DVDFab Debuts 4K Ultra HD Copy Software
Razer Unveils New Broadcasting Camera and Microphone
Microsoft's Cortana Gets Into Smart Speakers Market With Harman Kardon Invoke
Samsung, LG Electronics are Lagging in Autonomous Car Race
TSMC Raises Forecasts for 2017 Due to 10nm Demand, Outlines 7 and 5nm Roadmap
Samsung Said to Have Placed Huge EUV Equipment Order From ASML
Samsung Launches the Ruggedized Galaxy Tab Active2 for Business
Intel Capital Announces $60 million of New Investments in Data-Focused Startups
Active Discussions
Which of these DVD media are the best, most durable?
How to back up a PS2 DL game
Copy a protected DVD?
roxio issues with xp pro
Help make DVDInfoPro better with dvdinfomantis!!!
menu making
Optiarc AD-7260S review
cdrw trouble
 Home > News > General Computing > Bitstam...
Last 7 Days News : SU MO TU WE TH FR SA All News

Tuesday, January 06, 2015
Bitstamp Stops Service Following A Hack


Bitstamp, one of the largest exchanges for trading the digital bitcoin currency, has temporarily suspended service after "some" of its "operational wallets were compromised" on Sunday, resulting in loss of about 19,000 bitcoins.

The company said that on January 4th, some of Bitstamp’s operational wallets were compromised, resulting in a loss of less than 19,000 BTC. Upon learning of the breach, Bitstamp notified its customers that they should not make deposits to previously issued bitcoin deposit addresses. The company is investigating the incident.

Bitstamp added that the breach represented a small fraction of Bitstamp’s total bitcoin reserves, as he overwhelming majority of which are held in secure offline cold storage systems.

"We would like to reassure all Bitstamp customers that their balances held prior to our temporary suspension of services will not be affected and will be honored in full" the company said.

Bitcoin, the best-known virtual currency, started circulating in 2009. Unlike conventional money, bitcoin is generated by computers and is independent of control or backing by any government.



Previous
Next
Apple Starts Selling Unlocked iPhone 6 and 6 Plus        All News        CyberLink To Support for SeeQVault DRM Standard
Corning Iris Glass enables Thinner LCD TVs     General Computing News      Wireless Charging Groups Merge

Get RSS feed Easy Print E-Mail this Message

Related News
Millions of PCs Are Being Used for Stealthy Cryptocurrency Mining
U.S. to Auction $1.6 million of Bitcoin
Bitfinex Exchange Customers to Get Haircut
Bitcoin Worth $72 Million Stolen from Bitfinex
Microsoft Store No Longer Accepts Bitcoin
Reports Claim Bitcoin Founder Found In Australia
BitPay and PayPal Announce Bitcoin Integration
DISH To Start Accepting Bitcoin
Japanese Court Rejects Mt Gox Bankruptcy Protection Application
MtGox Allows Users To Check Their Wallets
FINRA Issues Alert On Bitcoin Risks
Bitcoin Bank Closes After Hackers' Attack

Most Popular News
 
Home | News | All News | Reviews | Articles | Guides | Download | Expert Area | Forum | Site Info
Site best viewed at 1024x768+ - CDRINFO.COM 1998-2017 - All rights reserved -
Privacy policy - Contact Us .