BlockChain.info Domain Hijacked; Site Goes Down; 8 Million Bitcoin Wallets Inaccessible


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UPDATE: The site is back and working. Blockchain team released a statement via Twitter, which has been added at the end of this article.If you are fascinated with the idea of digital currency, then you might have heard about BlockChain.Info.

It’s Down!

Yes, Blockchain.info, the world’s most popular Bitcoin wallet and Block Explorer service, has been down from last few hours, and it’s believed that a possible cyber attack has disrupted the site.

The site is down at the time of writing, and the web server reports a bad gateway error, with a message on the website that reads:

«Looks like our site is down. We’re working on it and should be back up soon.»

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