13 Aug '12, 7am

[TechieBuzz] Bitcoinica Sued for $460,457.70 over Lost Bitcoins Due to Lax Security: Bitcoin grew to be extremel...

Bitcoin grew to be extremely popular over the last year, though the value of a Bitcoin fell from a whopping $15 to $3. Although it seems to have stabilized at $9 after a recent rise, the Bitcoin ecosystem is not free of troubles yet. Recently, the flagship trading Bitcoin platform, Bitcoinica has attracted a lot of hackers, and there have been two major security breaches at Bitcoinica. Bitcoinica started as a one-man show by Zhou Tong, and soon thereafter, he put together a team to manage this prospective business. However, the Bitcoinica platform has been upset by hack attempts, and the response from the people at Bitcoinica is not very promising either. In a disturbing statement made in May, Bitcoinica admits to have ignored user security , saying, The recent security breach was not beyond our team’s skills to prevent. We know better. But we did not address relevant issu...

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