Purse.io had temporarily halted its service for some time yesterday to investigate a glitch. The company is one of the leading online marketplace that connects allows users to use buy or sell gift cards for online ecommerce sites like Amazon and others using bitcoin.
The temporary suspension of Purse.io services yesterday for some time came amid fear that the well-known bitcoin to gift card exchange service might have been compromised by a hacking attack or something worse. The issue started after users started reporting that they have received password reset notification for the purse.io account on their email. None of the users who received the password reset notification, never really authorized it.
The affected Purse.io users came out on social