Russian Bitcoin Thieves Strike

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Posted 4 years ago



Russian Bitcoin Thieves StrikeEuropean Bitcoin processor, BIPS, which doesn’t encourage users to keep large amounts in an online account, have been robbed of bitcoins worth over $1 million dollars. A total of 1,295 bitcoins, a major sum belonging to the company and some from “several consumer wallets” were lifted.  The hits took place on November 15th and November 17th.

The heist details point to a Russian-based origin of attack.

Rich Casale


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