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Bazil
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August 08, 2011, 02:10:41 AM
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I once read, on twitter I think, it may be possible to mine for lost wallet private keys to get long lost BTC.  Made me wonder would it be possible to steal people's BTC by guessing their private key?

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August 08, 2011, 02:14:15 AM
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Let's not start this again.
https://en.bitcoin.it/wiki/Weaknesses#Generating_tons_of_addresses

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