Bitcoin News News suffers a scam attack; Goes offline immediately, one of the earliest Bitcoin (BTC) websites, is under attack by internet scammers and is currently unavailable. Hacked

On September 23, Cobra,’s anonymous curator, announces that the site is in a compromising situation. Additionally, hackers also managed to post a fraud warning on the site.

“It appears that is under attack, with the entire site changed with a hoax offering free Bitcoin. “Do not send money to that address,” tweeted Bitcoin developer Matt Corallo.

Namecheap temporarily suspended the website after receiving a query from Corallo. Additionally, the website for “may be down for a few days,” according to Cobra.

Giveaway Scams

Users stated that was presenting a standard phoney giveaway notice before it went offline, with scammers purportedly collecting around $17,000 to their addresses. has been breached. Visiting the website displays the classic ‘double your money’ scam. The scammers have profited (as of this writing) roughly $17,000.


Blaming Cloudflare

Following the website’s deactivation, Cobra speculated that the hackers took use of a DNS weakness. Therefore, claiming’s Cloudflare accounts and servers did not suffer any attacks. has never been under attack, ever. And then we move to Cloudflare, and two months later, hackers attack us.

Can you explain where you were routing my traffic too? Because my actual server didn’t get any traffic during the hack. @Cloudflare @eastdakota.

The current attempt follows a DDoS hit on in early July, accompanied by a ransom demand for an undisclosed sum of Bitcoin. The incident occurred less than a week after a UK court ordered the website to stop displaying the Bitcoin white paper, ruling favour self-proclaimed Satoshi Nakamoto and Bitcoin SV proponent Craig Wright.

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