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Bitcoin theft foiled by KeepChange

KeepChange has reported that several hackers made Bitcoin withdrawal requests but only managed to steal some user data. The Bitcoin marketplace says it has figured out how to restrict the repercussions of security penetrate.

Several Bitcoin withdrawals requests had been initiated from user accounts to an address belonging to the attackers. However, one of the platform’s controls subsystems blocked the requests, ensuring no bitcoin being lost, the exchange said on a blog post on Monday.

Despite this, the attackers were able to get in hand some customer data including email addresses, names, trade counts, total traded amounts, and hashed passwords.

What is KeepChange?

KeepChange is an over-the-counter or OTC Bitcoin marketplace focused on security and privacy. Clients and users make offers for purchasing or selling Bitcoin with their neighborhood/local monetary forms. Exchanging is done on an individual-to-individual premise.

“Even though passwords were hashed and they are very unlikely to be retrieved from the hashed form, we recommend changing your password as soon as possible,” KeepChange told users and customers.

Withdrawal requests have been disabled until Thursday to allow its users and customers to reset their passwords.

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