Wednesday, August 3, 2016

Crypto currencies and electronic money allow bigger and faster bank heists

the inusability of crypto currencies as money for now.

Prominent Bitcoin exchange Bitfinex was hacked Wednesday, leading to a rumoured loss of bitcoin worth up to $65 million.

The Hong Kong company halted trading on its website, where a notice states: "Today we discovered a security breach that requires us to halt all trading on Bitfinex, as well as halt all digital token deposits to and withdrawals from Bitfinex."
looks like a trade setup

Largest heists in Bitcoin:
1) MtGox: 850,000 BTC
2) Silk Road: 171,955 BTC
3) @Bitfinex: 119,756 BTC
4) MyBitcoin: 78,739 BTC