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Author Topic: Did the bad guys sell to themselves at a 1¢, so that $1k withdrawal = 100kBTC?  (Read 680 times)
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June 20, 2011, 04:51:35 AM
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I hope not, but that would explain the crazy price.

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June 20, 2011, 05:15:28 AM
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The limit is 50BTC or 1000$, or at least some are saying that.
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June 20, 2011, 05:39:24 AM
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Aside from the limit, how would you guarantee that the seller matches up himself as the buyer on an open exchange?
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June 20, 2011, 06:07:16 AM
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1000$ per account, and the bad guys got all the accounts Sad
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June 20, 2011, 07:21:16 AM
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They got a list of accounts, but not access to ALL the accounts. The passwords were encrypted, but not strongly, so if you had a weak password it is possible for someone to decrypt it. The crazy part is that they got access to the database through a compromised computer that is owned bu the someone who was doing a security audit on the back end of the exchange!
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