Bitcoin Prices Plummet on Hacked Exchange

    Date20 Jun 2011
    CategoryHacks/Cracks
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    Posted ByAlex
    The Bitcoin community faced another crisis on Sunday afternoon as the price of the currency on the most popular exchange, Mt.Gox, fell from $17 to pennies in a matter of minutes. Trading was quickly suspended and visitors to the home page were redirected to a statement blaming the crash on a compromised user account. Mt.Gox The extent of the compromise became clear when a copy of Mt.Gox
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