Hacker Surrenders After Roger Ver Offers 37.6 BTC Arrest Bounty
Published on May 23, 2014 at 12:31 BST
A hacker targeting Roger Ver has given up his attempts to access the angel investor’s accounts after a 37.6 BTC bounty was issued for his arrest.
He also revealed the hacker is using the Skype username ‘nitrous’.
He posted a similar message on Twitter:
37.6 BTC reward for information that leads to the arrest of the hacker that is trying to hack all my stuff at the moment. details to come!
— Roger Ver (@rogerkver) May 23, 2014
Ver told CoinDesk he has contacted the culprit, who decided to back down after learning of the arrest bounty.
“An email address and Facebook account I don’t use anymore were hacked, but it started to spread until I told him I’m offering a $20k bounty for his arrest, then he gave up and gave me the password to all the hacked accounts. I’ll post all the details once I finish locking everything down,” Ver said.
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