Hackers Compromise Web Portal Bitcoin.org — DNS Hijack Replaces Site With BTC Doubler Scam

Bitcoin.com | Sep 23, 2021 at 2:15 PM
  • On Thursday, the pseudonymous operator of Bitcoin.org told the public on Twitter that the web portal has been “compromised”.
  • The scam model Cobra speaks of is a doubler scam that attempts to entice people to deposit a fraction of bitcoin with the promise of doubling the deposit.
  • The scammers were able to get $17,000 in bitcoin (BTC) while the phony page was online.