Hacker Returns 225 BTC Drawned from Blockchain Wallets

A white-hat hacker who had the ability to take 255 BTC from Blockchain wallets following a security defect previously today has returned the funds.

Bitcoin Talk member ‘johoe’, an account 1.5 years of ages however with only 21 posts, had actually constantly stated that he or she was taking the funds for safekeeping and would return them, writing:

“There were a big bunch of new busted addresses today (numerous 100s in one day). I took the liberty of conserving some funds before they got swiped by others. If you can convince me that they belong to you (signing a message with the address is certainly not enough; the private key is currently known), I will send the funds back.”

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