Hackers Break Into Bitcoin Exchange Site Bitcoinica

Bitcoin hasn’t been having a great time lately, there have been a few high profile, large dollar amount hacks of Bitcoin Exchange sites (basically the Bitcoin banks). The latest involved $90,000USD and a high likelihood that the user database was compromised too. It seems like Bitcoin, despite all the hype,…

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Hackers steal £56,000 in bitcoins from exchange site Bitcoinica

Bitcoin exchange site Bitcoinica suspended its operations on Friday after hackers managed to steal 18,547 bitcoins – valued at about £56,000 (US$90,000) – from its online wallet. The user database probably was compromised as well, Bitcoinica’s administrators said in an announcement posted on the site’s home page. View full post…

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