[Chugalug] OT: Bitcoin prices almost at record highs again

Chad Smith chad78 at gmail.com
Tue Feb 19 19:30:43 UTC 2013


Real hackers NEVER touch the mouse.  They just type REALLY REALLY fast!

*- Chad W. Smith*


On Tue, Feb 19, 2013 at 1:23 PM, wes <wes at the-wes.com> wrote:

> swordfish?
>
> -wes
>
>
> On Tue, Feb 19, 2013 at 10:26 AM, Chad Smith <chad78 at gmail.com> wrote:
>
>> Ocean's Pi-teen...
>>
>> The one where they all sit around the one hacker guy and watch him
>> sweatily type for 2 hours and then high-five and walk in front of some
>> beautiful building.
>>
>> *- Chad W. Smith*
>>
>>
>> On Tue, Feb 19, 2013 at 12:23 PM, Stephen Kraus <ub3ratl4sf00 at gmail.com>wrote:
>>
>>> The hacks led to direct losses of bitcoins, and that currently held
>>> value higher than just swiping someones wallet off the table.
>>>
>>> Losses in excess total of $66,480,000 estimated.
>>>
>>> I cannot even think of a movie that has a plot where bank robbers make
>>> off with more.
>>>
>>>
>>> On Tue, Feb 19, 2013 at 1:17 PM, Lynn Dixon <boodaddy at gmail.com> wrote:
>>>
>>>> In all fairness those hacks you mentioned were not directly related to
>>>> the bitcoin system itself. They were attacks on websites that offer
>>>> different services for bitcoin.
>>>>
>>>> The "theft" is essentially the same as not securing your online banking
>>>> credentials. It is impossible to steal bitcoins unless you have direct
>>>> access to a persons wallet, which is exactly like having direct access to a
>>>> bank account.
>>>>
>>>
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