OMG: Hackers Steal ‘Stellar’ altcoin (XLM) that Worth $400,000

In pidgin: (Water Don pass garri oh). It’s a black Tuesday as Hackers broke into the digital wallet provider BlackWallet and stole its ‘Stellar’ cryptocurrency worth $400,000 roughly N144,000,000 million Naira 😱. According to CNN, an unidentified group hijacked the server that hosts BlackWallet and stores the virtual currency.

“In a statement sent out by its founder, open source online Stellar wallet BlackWallet has claimed to have been hacked,” CNN reported late on Monday.

OMG: Hackers Steal 'Stellar' altcoin (XLM) that Worth $400,000

The attack apparently was a phishing attack aimed at the BlackWallet’s hosting provider.

“User ‘orbit84′ on reddit posted that a hacker gained access to his hosting provider account and changed the DNS settings to his own hosted version of BlackWallet. The attackers’ wallet, which the author posted a link to, appears to have amassed around $400,000 worth of cryptocurrency Stellar,” the report added.

The hackers have reportedly moved the money to Bittrex – a virtual currency exchange, where they are likely to convert it into another digital currency to hide their tracks.

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It’s now game of risk. A word is enough for the wish. He who have ears let him hear. To be on safe side, kindly stop all the mining activities from New launched sites because it might likely be on your neck.

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