Is Sapphire IPTV good?
Sapphire Secure is one of the best IPTV services presently. For as low as $5 a month, it gives you access to nearly 1, 500 channels from all around the world. It features a lot of popular channels from the USA as well. You can stream the channels in Full HD quality.
As of this morning (Sunday, February 7th, 2021), Sapphire Secure has not been working.
We’ve received some questions asking about this and here is what we know so far.
It appears that Sapphire Secure got hacked and the person who did this is seeking ransom in the form of Bitcoin.
Early this morning, the official Sapphire Secure Website stated the following.
As of this post, the Sapphire Secure IPTV Website is no longer active and the above message is gone.
This is the same scenario we saw play out last year when multiple IPTV services were hit with the same hack and ransom request. This proves the importance of using a VPN for IPTV.
We don’t know what will ultimately happen with Sapphire Secure.
As of now, for some people Sapphire Secure is working properly but users have no way of accessing their billing panel to renew subscriptions or seek technical support.
Unfortunately, this is the risk users face when purchasing unverified IPTV services. Unverified means that the IPTV service is not readily available through an official app store such as Amazon or Google Play.
Most unverified service applications must be sideloaded onto a streaming device because they can’t be found within reputable app stores.
You may find a list of the best verified and unverified services via the link below.
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See our detailed guide below for more information on the legality of IPTV and everything you need to know before streaming.
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Top IPTV Guide has always suggested using an anonymous email and Bitcoin if possible when registering for unverified services such as Sapphire Secure. By doing this, you can omit important personal information from the developers or hackers that may ultimately gain access.
Statement from Sapphire Secure IPTV
Since the shutdown, Sapphire Secure has now made the following statement on the home page of their Website.
As many of you are aware our website has been down for over a week due to a cyber-attack that infiltrated our network. We wanted to let everyone know that we took the necessary steps to keep their personal information safe.
This attack that occurred has been part of large continuous attacks against similar companies like ours over the last two years. Even though we face DDOS attacks on a daily basis, this attack was able to dismantle, exploit and inject malicious code into the core software that provides service to a majority of our customers. We have been working diligently around the clock to try and restore the service but as many of you know the service is still down and we are not sure when and if it will come back up.
For those whose service is still working, consider your selves lucky as your service was running from some small backup servers which were not infiltrated.
For the majority of you that do not have service, please use the form below to submit a ticket to ask for a refund if you absolutely need it, or let us know you want to be contacted if we can bring the service back up again in the future. We understand that most of you without service will move on to another provider and we want to say thank you for being such a loyal customer.
When our service was started, we were looking to provide a very low-cost solution for customers who could not afford or chose not to pay exorbitant fees the monopoly companies charge. Our company operated on a very small profit (and some months no profit at all) to continue to provide a very low-cost solution for its clients. This last attack devastated our network on our spirits and we are not sure if we can continue operations. As stated above, if you are part of the few that still have service, you will be getting an email from us letting you know if we will continue service for you and if so, how things will be changing for your account in the future.
Thanks again for the love and support everyone has poured out during this difficult time.
Sincerely the Sapphire Team.
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