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Online Thief Steals Amazon Account to Mine Litecoins in the Cloud
An enterprising fraudster who stole an Amazon Web Services account ran up a $3,420 bill mining litecoins.
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Bitcoin Payment Processor BIPS Attacked, Over $1 Million Stolen
Payment processor and free online wallet service BIPS suffered a major attack that saw 1,295 BTC (over $1m) stolen.
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Bitcoin Auction Site Puts Itself Up for Sale After Theft of 15 Bitcoins
Bitcoin auction site Bitmit has been deactivated and is being sold to the highest bidder.
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Lock Up Your Lucre, the Best Democracy Bitcoins Can Buy, and Liquid Asset Conversion
John Law advises keeping your bitcoin safe, ponders bitcoin funding for political parties and recommends drinking wine (responsibly).
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Anti-Theft Bitcoin Tracking Proposals Divide Bitcoin Community
Should bitcoin transactions be marked to prove they didn't come from criminals? Should identities behind bitcoin addresses be verified?
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Bitcoin's cruel world: scams, thefts and the FBI's influence
We look at the recent scams and hacks that have caused people to lose a lot of bitcoins.
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Czech bitcoin exchange Bitcash.cz hacked and up to 4,000 user wallets emptied
Czech Republic-based bitcoin exchange Bitcash.cz has been hacked and up to 4,000 customers' wallets have been emptied.
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$4.1 Million goes missing as Chinese bitcoin trading platform GBL vanishes
Chinese investors taste the darker side of bitcoin as a trading platform shuts down and $4.1m goes missing.
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Hackers steal $1.2 Million of bitcoins from Inputs.io, a supposedly secure wallet service
Approximately $1.2m worth of bitcoin have been stolen from a wallet service intended to be high-security.
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