Now, according to the alleged leaked document, it looks like hackers had been exploiting that bug for two years, and even removing bitcoins from supposedly secure “cold” wallets that the company had stored offline. Typically, cold wallets are disconnected from the internet and cannot be emptied by online attackers. However, the “cold storage has been wiped out due to a leak in the hot wallet,”
The operators of Mt. Gox (Mark Karpeles, et al) are so arrogant, so conceited and convinced of the idiocy of the public, that they actually think people will believe that.
What is more remarkable is that people like Mr. Ver seem to have swallowed the incredible lies whole. Excuse me Roger?! Either your a stupidity knows no limits or you are in on it!
And the astonishing spectacle of Robert McMillan actually penning an article that takes this horseshit seriously? “According to a leaked document,” my ass.
Here Robert, you dumbass. How to steal bitcoins in 3 easy steps.
The most lucrative attacks are carried out on online services that store the private keys for a large number of users, … It seems these attacks are often carried out by insiders who don’t have to do much hacking at all. Just copy the database of private keys and you can gain control of the bitcoins at all those addresses.
Dear god. Is the current generation irretrievably destroyed by Twitter, Facebook and incapacity to follow anything over one sentence long?