They pulled out what’s left of the prize money after someone successfully hacked their smart contract and started siphoning the funds.
Will Malaysia join Japan in backing cryptocurrencies, or will this be another backslide for cryptocoins?
Armed with NSA-grade hacking tools, cybercriminals continue to exploit a new plague of cryptocurrency-related malware, months after the infamous leak.
This is a long guide attempting to outline as much information as possible on scams in the blockchain sphere. And it’s probably still not enough.
While some are firm on their $6000 end-of-year projection for bitcoin, one thing is for sure over the next few months: the HODLing will be tough.
Bitcoin could very well hit $6,000 by the end of the year. But with the Segwit2x deadline coming up in November, it will be a rough, gut-wrenching ride.
IMF managing director Christine Lagarde thinks it’s unwise to dismiss virtual currencies. Just wait till it “grows up.”
Some suggest an inside job as China shuts down exchanges, leaving victims with no clear legal course of action as police ignore complaints.