As popular Bitcoin exchanges continue to be bombarded with malformed transactions, a lot of them have decided to temporarily prevent its customers to withdraw their funds.
SecureMac has discovered a new Trojan which targets OS X and spies on web traffic to steal Bitcoins.
The popularity of Bitcoin and other digital / cryptographic currency cannot be denied.
The US Department of Justice has announced the arrest of and the unsealing of criminal charges in Manhattan federal court against Robert Faiella (also known as “BTCKing”), an underground Bitcoin exchanger, and Charlie Shrem, the Chief Executive Officer and Compliance Officer of a Bitcoin exchange company, for engaging in a scheme to sell over $1 million in Bitcoins to users of “Silk Road.” Shrem was arrested on Sunday at John F.
Preet Bharara, the United States Attorney for the Southern District of New York, announced the forfeiture of approximately 29,655 Bitcoins (which, at today’s Bitcoin exchange rate, are worth approximately $28 million) that were seized from the Silk Road server, as well as the forfeiture of the Silk Road hidden website.
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