Doge Vault hacked, 121 Million Dogecoin appears to be stolen


A Popular Dogecoin online wallet service DogeVault has reportedly been infiltrated by cyber criminals, millions of Dogecoins missing from user's wallet.

A note on the front page of the website(www.dogevault.com) says DogeVault service compromised by attackers on May 11, resulting in a service disruption and tampering with wallet funds.

The website has not provide much information about how much they lost in the heist.  However,  Some users at reddit reported that coins have been transferred to a newly created mega wallet.

According to Dogechain records, this wallet (DHKM6NDUUv9kaHAGi1QU7MRBNKfQiAdP3F) has more than 121 million Dogecoins that is about $56,000 dollars.

"We are currently in the process of identifying the extent of the attack and potential impact on user's funds" The statement on the website reads.

DogeVault suggests users not to transfer any funds to Doge Vault addresses until they finish the investigation.

Dogecoin hacked, 21 million coins stolen


Dogecoin, a virtual currency described as potential successor to the Bitcoin, has been hacked and 21 million coins stolen from the DogeWallet.

The value of Dogecoin is very low comparing to Bitcoin.  The current value is around $0.0057, means the coins lost in the heist are equivalent to about $12,000.


After analyzing the logs, they found that hacker gained to their filesystem and modified the send/receive page to send to a static address.

"We're incredibly sorry to all users who lost funds from the attack. Please use offline wallets as online wallets are meant for new users who aren't using them as a storage of coins" Reddit post suggest users to use offline Wallets.

"Offline wallets are more safe and secure than any online wallet due to possible attacks that can originate from anyone, anywhere."

Dogecoin promised to refund all lost coins.  However, they said in a reddit post that "refunding temporarily halted in the meantime. Even though millions of dogecoins have been returned, there's a lot of users will smaller amounts of Doge that need to be refunded."