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Amazon Web Services (AWS) hijacked for 2-hour heist

For two hours on Tuesday, the website, a cryptocurrency wallet where thousands of users store their Ethereum, was leeched of roughly $150,000. Cybercriminals hacked into the site by posing as a legitimate Amazon Web Service (AWS) IP space. AWS hosts the website, and to the casual user, everything looked normal.

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