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June 10, 2011, 02:41:33 PM
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Hi, first post for me, so newbie it hurts (heard about bitcoin 3 days ago). Looks like an awesome community here.

I signed up for the "bitcoin randomizer" a couple days back. Was surprised to see upon logging in that they are currently not accepting coin, and that they are "under attack."

What is going on with them?
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June 10, 2011, 04:40:26 PM
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There is a post on here that discusses some of the details.  In a nutshell, the server was hacked and someone set many of the payout addresses to two of his own.  Also, I think a few of the login credentials were also changed.

We haven't heard anything concrete from the owner for few days.

Check out the original thread for further details:
http://forum.bitcoin.org/index.php?topic=854.0

A Personal Quote on BTT from 2011:
"I'd be willing to make a moderate "investment" if the value of the BTC went below $2.00.  Otherwise I'll just have to live with my 5 BTC and be happy. :/"  ...sigh.  If only I knew.
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