Millions of Dogecoin stolen in Christmas hack

The founders of the Bitcoin alternative Dogecoin have confirmed a hack that may have cost owners of the currency over $ 12,000. Reports of the hack first began gathering pace at the Dogecoin forum, where users reported their funds were being sent to a wallet without their authorization. In separate posts on Reddit’s Dogecoin page and the dogewallet.com front page, the founders explained the issue.

It appears the hack didn’t target individual accounts, but rather the official Dogewallet page, which was modified to ensure that all transactions were sent to a single account, rather than their intended recipients. “The attack originated from the hacker gaining access to our filesystem and modifying the send/receive page to send to a static…

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