11 Bitcoin Forums Hacked — Change your Passwords!Posted: March 23, 2017
“DoubleFalg”, a popular darknet vendor, is selling user data from 11 different bitcoin forums, obtained between 2011 and 2017. HackRead obtained a screenshot of the information for sale on the darknet, at the equivalent of $400 in bitcoin.
We know that many of our members also use some of these forums, and we are urging everyone to update their passwords and account information immediately.
The database information for sale contains the following:
- Email Address
- Date of Birth
- Cellphone Number
- Website URL
After a hack this big, anyone related to the industry in which it happened should take reasonable safety measures to ensure their information is not at risk. Update your passwords and use a password manager, delete old accounts with personal information if you are no longer using them, and follow our 10 steps for better internet safety!