BCLogoIn a continuation of today's earlier news that Satoshi's email account has been compromised it now seems that the perpetrator has used the email account to compromise other Satoshi accounts.

First, Satoshi's P2P Foundationaccount posted a message warning Satoshi that some of his information was being sold on the darkNet;-

Dear Satoshi. Your dox, passwords and IP addresses are being sold on the darknet. Apparently you didn’t configure Tor properly and your IP leaked when you used your email account sometime in 2010. You are not safe. You need to get out of where you are as soon as possible before these people harm you. Thank you for inventing Bitcoin.

Followed, rather bizarrely by a request for tips to be sent to the 19pta6x1hXzV9F5hHnhMARYbRjuxF6xbbV bitcoin address.  It seems to have already attracted 0.01281469 BTC.

On a more concerning note however, it seems that Satoshi's account at SourceForge has also been compromised replacing all reference to bitcoin in the description to Buttcoin.

ButtcoinHack

The description has since been corrected but there are still bitcoin downloads available and while the dates and SHA256 signatures seem to be correct I would recommend anyone downloading bitcoin to use the official bitcoin.org server.

UPDATE: You should be safe now, SourceForge has deactivated the Satoshi account and rolled back the changes.



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