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Bitcoin Exchange Wallets

In a managed online wallet, everything is controlled by the wallet’s provider. You have an account with the provider with a username and password, much like an email account or an internet forum account, and you can log onto your account and send and...

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BTC-e Attacked

A moderator of the chat at BTC-e known as “Dev” indicates that a malicious entity was able to deposit fake Liberty Reserve funds, and use them to purchase Bitcoins. The moderator went on to state that “they [were] able to withdraw [a] small amount of...

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Bitcoin-Mining Malware Spreads Through Skype

Using botnets to mine bitcoins is nothing new or interesting, but the latest entry in this wide category seems to be spreading quite rapidly through the Skype network. This iteration in the Bitcoin-mining-as-virus trend is really only unique because ...

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MtGox Resumes USD Withdrawals

The largest Bitcoin exchange, MtGox, has announced that they are resuming USD withdrawals around the world, putting an end to two weeks of hiatus. A long backlog of withdrawal requests had been accumulated over the period, so it will take over a mont...

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Mt. Gox USD Withdrawals To Take Up To 22 Months

Since June 2013, the bitcoin exchange Mt. Gox has been struck by severe problems with fiat currency withdrawals. According to their press release of June 20th, cash withdrawals would be suspended for 2 weeks. On July 4th, a press release stated that ...

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Transaction Malleability: MtGox’s Latest Woes

MtGox, a Bitcoin exchange that used to have over 90 market share in the industry and still remains one of the top three Bitcoin exchanges today, announced on Friday that they would be halting BTC withdrawals as a result of unspecified internal techni...

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