The Official Litecoin.com Website Has Been Compromised



9
May
2016

It appears that the official Litecoin.com web site has been hacked and was serving virus-infected downloads, so when you’ve got downloaded one thing from there in the previous few weeks you would possibly wish to take some motion in an effort to keep away from lack of cash. Do notice that the opposite official web site the place most people obtain their LTC pockets software program Litecoin.org has not been affected and there needs to be no issues when you’ve got downloaded something from it in the previous few weeks. Below is the official announcement in regards to the concern with the .COM web site.

Litecoin.com was compromised: between thirty first of March and 18th of April, and has been compromised till immediately. The website was serving virus-infected downloads for Windows and OSX utilizing a Javascript injection. The assault occurred on account of a configuration error with the database, permitting somebody to enter malicious JS into the template.

ANYONE WHO HAS DOWNLOADED FROM LITECOIN.COM IN THE PAST 2 WEEKS (not litecoin.org) SHOULD MOVE THEIR COINS TO SOMEWHERE SAFE, AND WIPE THEIR COMPUTERS ASAP – most anti-virus don’t detect it!

Please keep in mind ​to alter ALL PASSWORDS​ ASAP, because the attacker might have stolen them from you.

It appears that the problem with the Litecoin.com web site has been resolved and the location is already again on-line.

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