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a few user reported their gatehub wallet been hacked and XRP sent to r9do2Ar8k64NxgLD6oJoywaxQhUS57Ck8k

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Can someone participating in the recovery efforts contact this individual? 

@Kevjunior17 A lot of people are gathering here. Good luck. 

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Took a while to read through this whole thread, but agree with some older users here this was a ticking time bomb.  I had my concerns here in the past as well, basically that you should never trust having your private keys stored on any service whether encrypted or not:

 

Personally I would create entirely new wallets to use and store any remaining XRP.  I know the argument that rekeying is just as secure, but IMO it's too easy for less sophisticated users to accidentally mess up the rekeying process and lose your funds again.  I would rather just create a new wallet even if it cost ~$10 to fund.

There are quite a few tools for doing this that don't try to store your keys like Gatehub does - Bithomp, Toast Wallet, my own (https://www.theworldexchange.net/).  It's unfortunately hard to find consolidated information on stuff like this for XRP.  If you just search "XRP Wallet" online, one of the first things listed is Gatehub, which isn't the same thing.  If you search Ethereum Wallet, it rightly points to MEW and other local-only tools.  IMO it really has to come from Ripple to list vetted and recommended wallets.  Not only for trust but Google's SEO probably is affected a lot by what their site links to.

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The attack is still ongoing. This is a payment from yesterday. I have not seen the address in the overview yet... @Silkjaer

TX HASH: 95A2CAFCE8BD2CE6B2D9EC4038078F19997E4021E36B026FA65F2FAE043FFEAF

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7 minutes ago, Paradigm said:

I feel sorry for all of those affected by the hack.

EVERYBODY GET YOUR FUNDS OFF GATEHUB!

IT IS STILL NOT SAFE!!!!

You can write as large as you want but it's only going to be seen in this thread. 

@gatehub This message needs to be on the Gatehub homepage and emailed to all gatehub account holders, not just those you believe are affected. 

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1 minute ago, LordVetinari said:

You can write as large as you want but it's only going to be seen in this thread. 

@gatehub This message needs to be on the Gatehub homepage and emailed to all gatehub account holders. 

:sad:  You're right.

I agree that @gatehub ought to post this on their homepage and email ALL of their account holders. This attack is still on-going and people need to be aware.

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26 minutes ago, Hero_Member said:

The attack is still ongoing. This is a payment from yesterday.

Yes that's what GateHub confirmed as well... they have found 18,000 potentially hacked accounts of which 5,000 had an XRP balance. This can go on for months until all 5,000 accounts are drained 😫

As long as there are possibilities for the criminal(s) to launder the stolen money, they will continue.

The question is, are really only those 18,000 accounts at risk or the others as well?

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2 hours ago, Bitrookie007 said:

@bartopel & @krijgerxrp, zie mijn onderstaande post voor de stappen die je het beste kan ondernemen. Indien je verdere vragen hebt, neem gerust contact op. (Kan meest specifiek info voor België zelf geven gezien ik daar werkzaam ben binnen de politie).

 

Hallo,

Heb gisteren een mail gestuurd naar de lokale politie maar tot op heden nog niks gehoord.

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7 minutes ago, bartopel said:

Hallo,

Heb gisteren een mail gestuurd naar de lokale politie maar tot op heden nog niks gehoord.

Maybe create a small dutch-speaking subgroup or keep it English here, so other people can benefit from it...

Ik snap t wel, maar de rest....

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