04 Aug '13, 6pm

Casascius Physical Bitcoins Cracked at Defcon #bitcoin

Casascius Physical Bitcoins Cracked at Defcon #bitcoin

Every year a number of reportedly secure systems fall to the skilled hands of security researchers at Defcon. This year, Casascius’ Physical Bitcioins were on that unfortunate list. Defcon researchers Stits and Datagram tried their hand at the physical Bitcoin on Saturday afternoon and it took them roughly 10 minutes to recover the private key and the researchers say that with practice it could probably be breeched in 1 to 2 minutes.

Full article: http://codinginmysleep.com/casascius-physical-bitcoins-cr...

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