Major Bitcoin Exchange Bitstamp Goes Offline After Possible Hack

    Date07 Jan 2015
    CategoryHacks/Cracks
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    Posted ByDave Wreski
    Not even a year has passed since top bitcoin exchange Mt. Gox collapsed into a pit of burning money, blaming a hacking incident for a nearly half-billion dollar meltdown and bankruptcy. Now another major exchange may be putting its users through a small-scale replay of that crisis. Early Monday, a UK- and Slovenia-based bitcoin exchange Bitstamp announced that it would be going offline while it investigated a security compromise of some portion of its stored currency that occurred over the weekend. In a statement to WIRED, the company said that
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