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December 06, 2017, 02:03:09 PM
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rumours are nicehash hacked,

Evidence is on twitter people seeing 0 account balances and its all been move to another wallet , that walllet now has 59 million.....

any comments?

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December 06, 2017, 02:05:07 PM
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link?
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December 06, 2017, 02:08:44 PM
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as much as i can see from their twitter feed
they are just running a maintenance and i think it will be fixed soon
not to worry much

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December 06, 2017, 02:45:27 PM
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as much as i can see from their twitter feed
they are just running a maintenance and i think it will be fixed soon
not to worry much

its more than that all thier pools are dead too
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December 06, 2017, 02:46:55 PM
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as much as i can see from their twitter feed
they are just running a maintenance and i think it will be fixed soon
not to worry much

its more than that all thier pools are dead too

They're just cleaning the leaves out of the pools.

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December 06, 2017, 02:55:28 PM
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All my rigs stopped hashing at 3:37AM Eastern time.  It wasn't until well after 4:00AM the "maintenance banner" went up on their front page.  I got the rigs switched over to mph for now.

It has now been over 6 hours, so this is way past a normal maintenance window.  And yes, there have been reports on twitter and facebook about wallets being emptied out.  For example:

https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?fbid=10154808503106152&set=p.10154808503106152&type=3&theater
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December 06, 2017, 03:00:46 PM
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Hope nicehash stays in maintenance for a long while.
Because for little miner guys like me, my mining profits has more than doubled.
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December 06, 2017, 03:01:02 PM
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That would explain why on some popular equihash pools the hashrate dropped quite significantly. Also the ETN nethash dropped by 10%. Not too bad if they are down but I hope that they were not hacked and people lost money.

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December 06, 2017, 03:04:36 PM
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https://www.reddit.com/r/NiceHash/comments/7hxxp3/hicehash_hacked/

shows various twiiter feeds all saying their balances = 0



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December 06, 2017, 03:05:19 PM
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My rigs still stand. Connection no. But my account balance shows correctly. On the nicehash website says that technical work is underway. This has never happened before. It seems to me that this is a serious problem. They probably broke and they don't want to talk about it in order not to lose customers.

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December 06, 2017, 03:15:05 PM
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Hope nicehash stays in maintenance for a long while.
Because for little miner guys like me, my mining profits has more than doubled.

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December 06, 2017, 03:16:25 PM
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Nicehash is down, and I can see difficulty of several coins has dropped like 30% or more
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December 06, 2017, 03:19:41 PM
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Yeah looks like my wallet balance went to zero Sad

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December 06, 2017, 03:23:42 PM
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Has anyone considered that they might have moved all balances to a single address while they do maintenance?
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December 06, 2017, 03:25:11 PM
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http://www.vaulttech.it/2017/12/06/nicehash-vittima-un-attacco-hacker-furto-56-milioni-euro/

Address it all went too

https://bitinfocharts.com/bitcoin/address/1EnJHhq8Jq8vDuZA5ahVh6H4t6jh1mB4rq

Proper look at the account https://blockchain.info/address/1EnJHhq8Jq8vDuZA5ahVh6H4t6jh1mB4rq

Final Balance   4,736.42642789 BTC

 £45,781,484.42 @ £9665.83 to 1 BTC

WTF!!!!!
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December 06, 2017, 03:27:13 PM
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It is a bit worrying, But i do think everyone is quick to grab their pitchforks.
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December 06, 2017, 03:37:06 PM
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It is a bit worrying, But I do think everyone is quick to grab their pitchforks.

I checked my 2x NH wallets and they show 0 transactions so a little worried.

Just been thinking about if they have been hacked and the funds in my NH wallet have been taken.

I have 2FA enabled so, in theory, this would stop them.

You also get a mail with a code, a massive long string of code to confirm the transaction also.

NH have their own wallet.

I have a wallet with NH but it is it's own wallet so again in theory only I should have access to it.
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December 06, 2017, 03:43:34 PM
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Yea, I'm worried. Had $600 in my wallet. I tried checking it, with a few websites, and they all say 0. There are no transactions at all tho. No sends no receives, nothing. One site had a thing on the bottom that said "No transactions. If you are seeing this message, this address may not of been used yet.", so on the other hand I'm not seeing where anything was moved either. I remember hearing something before about their addresses not being an actual address, only an internal address specific to them, so I dunno. Definetly stressful waiting for info.
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December 06, 2017, 03:44:58 PM
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Boy, this really is a good example why it's important for companies to be a little more transparent with their customers when they do things that are service affecting... Take the BTC transfer mentioned above - it could be one of two things:

#1, Transfer all wallet funds into a temporary wallet when changing something on the existing wallet (good safety measure)
#2, Hacker transferring all wallet funds to their wallet - poof!  Your money is gone.

Since Nicehash has been around the block for a while, I'd like to assume they've got things running pretty tightly on the wallet side of things, so let's assume for now it's #1 - the problem by not coming out and saying what's going on beyond "Our service is currently under maintenance.", or the equally enlightening "it might take longer than expected."  

So are they going "Oh crap!  We need to get these servers up now!  What's taking so long?!" - or are they saying "Oh crap!  All the money is gone!  What are we going to say?!"

Either way, no one can do anything but sit on the sidelines and wait because no one will know anything until they give us some sort of update.
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December 06, 2017, 03:45:30 PM
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If you are checking your addresses on from Nicehash, you won't find it, its because they are using internal addresses from their site, and you can't find them on Blockchain at all

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