Bitcoin.com, the controversial source for everything Bitcoin(Cash)-related and brain-child of crypto-entrepreneur Roger Ver, is reportedly under a government-sponsored cyber attack. The Tokyo-based entrepreneur stated on Feb. 4 that Google Suite alerted him about a potential intrusion, citing government-backed attackers as the culprits.
Government-Backed Attackers Target Roger Ver’s Bitcoin.com
In a surprising twist of events that has left a large part of the crypto community in shock, Bitcoin.com became a victim of a cyber attack. And while major websites such as Bitcoin.com aren’t new to hacks, what makes this newsworthy is the fact that the attack was government-sponsored.
According to Roger Ver, who goes by the username – MemoryDealers on Reddit, one of the most vocal supporters of Bitcoin Cash and founder of Bitcoin.com, anonymous government-backed hackers were attempting to compromise one of the Bitcoin.com’s email accounts.
Ver received a Google Suite alert about a potential intrusion into one of his emails on…