Bitcoin Thievery Abounds

Bitcoins - a "decentralized virtual non-government currency" (a concept that I am still not entirely comfortable with) - are apparently just as susceptible to online thievery as everything else. This is not shocking news to me. The latest reported theft was from the Bitcoinica site and represented almost $90,000 of value, and follows up on a larger theft a couple of months ago. Not only that, but this time the baddies also lifted a bunch of usernames and email addresses, so now they can follow up with some nice targeted phishing attacks. Lovely.

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