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$83,000 Virtual Cash Stolen Through Net Traffic Hijack

     
1:54 pm on Aug 8, 2014 (gmt 0)

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This brings into question the security of virtual currencies.

More than $83,000 (50,000) in virtual cash has been stolen by a thief who managed to hijack net traffic from 19 separate ISPs, say security experts.

The hijacked data was involved in the "mining pools" that generate virtual cash and keep track of who spent what.

The thief directed the results of the mining and transaction tracking to his own server so he could cash in.$83,000 Virtual Cash Stolen Through Net Traffic Hijack [bbc.co.uk]
6:46 am on Aug 19, 2014 (gmt 0)

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Here's another story of possible fraud.

[latimes.com...]

That's is why I stay away from it.