Ledger Customer Info Stolen

Ledger Customer Info Stolen

Bitcoin, which made its investors happy by breaking record after record, did not surprised again. While the allegations made in the evening have shaken the trust in Bitcoin; it has significantly reduced the monetary value of the cryptocurrency. So what made Bitcoin lose more than $ 1,000 in value within a few hours? Some investors who do not want to keep their purchased Bitcoins on stock exchanges use USB sticks called Ledger. The memories loaded with special software; aim to store cryptocurrencies in an offline environment in a completely secure way.

Last night, it was alleged that the personal information of 272 thousand people on Ledger was stolen. Supposidely, they shared the stolen information on a website called Raidforum. The allegation that the information of investors using Ledger was stolen, announced by Alon Gal, CTO of the Hudson Rock cybersecurity company. Stating that the hackers have acquired physical addresses and phone numbers and identifying information of the users, Gal stated that after the Bitcoin price fell, he dropped Bitcoin himself.

Ledger Customer Information Stolen
Raidforum

The security breach later confirmed by Ledger, the developer of the physical wallet. Stating that they tried their best in all kinds of violations so far, they have closed more than 170 websites in this context. The officials said that the users should not share their 24-word and that they should not pay attention to the e-mails and messages that seem to be sent from Ledger. Don’t forget to check our other news here.