Middle Earth Downtime: Admins Confirm that Major Attack is Responsible.

The admins of the Middle Earth marketfplace have made a PGP-Signed announcment regarding the recent downtime.


DarknetMarkets.org
has confirmed the authenticity of the PGP signature and are republishing it here in full.

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Hello everyone.

There is a MAJOR attack happening on the Tor network.

Middle-Earth IS alive and well. We have temporarily disabled the site as a security measure until all the facts are known about this severe attack on the Tor network. All your BTC is safe and all your accounts are safe. Apologies for any inconvenience and thank you for your patience. It is expected that things will go back to normal very soon. As you already know, at Middle-Earth we are focused on security more than anything else. The site will be disabled until this Tor issue is fixed.

“Better to be safe than sorry”.

Regards, – -Gandalf (Middle-Earth administrator)
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