The Bitcoin Exchange Thefts You May Have Forgotten

The Bitcoin Exchange Thefts You May Have Forgotten

Cryptocurrency exchange losses have been a nuisance since Bitcoin was first created. Many remember the loss of roughly 850,000 BTC in the demise of Mt Gox and the most recent 120,000 BTC Bitfinex compromise. However, over the course of the past eight years there has been various exchange hacks and/or inside jobs. 50+ Cryptocurrency Hacking Thefts Since Bitcoin’s Inception. Since 2009 there have been roughly over fifty hacking thefts against notable businesses associated with the Bitcoin industry. Millions of dollars worth of bitcoins have been stolen, lost, and compromised over the years.....


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While much of the evidence is still anecdotal, there is consensus that commercial child pornography, sexual exploitation, sex trafficking and other criminal enterprises are increasingly moving to a new unregulated, unbanked digital economy.

Ernie Allen, president and CEO of the Center for Missing and Exploited Children