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Bitcoin.org Hacked (twitter.com/thebluematt)
25 points by velmu 34 days ago | hide | past | favorite | 8 comments



Oh dear. [0]

[0] https://archive.is/ERUpl


They got hacked. The old free Bitcoin scam. Into a black hole it goes, nothing comes back to the poor users.



That's only around $17k. Much lower than what I expected.


It's not the worst they could do...serving malicious bitcoin code is much worse, as currently only command line tools can check the integrity of a new downloaded Bitcoin core client.


It's completely down now.


cut off at the DNS level it looks like


https://mobile.twitter.com/Namecheap/status/1440896036487245...

indeed

  bitcoin.org.            86400   IN      NS      dummysecondary.pleasecontactsupport.com.
  bitcoin.org.            86400   IN      NS      blockedforabuse.pleasecontactsupport.com.




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