Web Host Linode Hacked, $71,000 Stolen

Hackers recently stole $71,000 in Bitcoins from Web host Linode.

“The crooks pulled off the heist after obtaining admin passwords for Linode’s network gear,” writes The Register’s John Leyden.

“Having infiltrated its systems, the thieves proceeded to target several Bitcoin-related servers, stealing $15k from one merchant and more than 10,000 bitcoins ($56k) from Bitcoinica, a trading exchange for the digital currency,” Leyden writes.

Go to “Linode hackers escape with $70K in daring bitcoin heist” to read the details.

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