Silk Road 2 loses $2.7m in bitcoins in alleged hack

by | February 16, 2014 12:00 am

The anonymous online marketplace Silk Road 2 says it has been hacked resulting in the loss of all its customers’ bitcoins. An administrator for the site said hackers had manipulated computer code enabling them to withdraw $2.7m (£1.6m) worth of the virtual currency. It follows similar attacks on two exchanges that trade in bitcoins earlier…

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