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May 14, 2012, 11:13:23 PM
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Hackers break into bitcoin exchange site Bitcoinica, steal $90,000 in bitcoins
Hackers stole 18,547 bitcoins and the user database from bitcoin exchange site Bitcoinica


Lucian Constantin (IDG News Service)
2012-05-15

http://www.pcworld.com/businesscenter/article/255595/hackers_break_into_bitcoin_exchange_site_bitcoinica_steal_90000_in_bitcoins.html
http://www.goodgearguide.com.au/article/424589/hackers_break_into_bitcoin_exchange_site_bitcoinica_steal_90_000_bitcoins/

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Bitcoin exchanges need code reviews, vulnerability assessments and Web application firewalls, Rachwald said. However, the question is whether honest security vendors would sell to such organizations, giving bitcoin's association with cybercriminal activity, he said.

Also appears at:
http://www.cso.com.au/article/424589/hackers_break_into_bitcoin_exchange_site_bitcoinica_steal_90_000_bitcoins/
http://www.techworld.com.au/article/424589/hackers_break_into_bitcoin_exchange_site_bitcoinica_steal_90_000_bitcoins/
http://www.computerworld.com/s/article/9227157/Hackers_break_into_bitcoin_exchange_steal_90_000_in_bitcoins
http://www.pcadvisor.co.uk/news/security/3357561/hackers-break-into-bitcoin-exchange-site-bitcoinica-steal-90000-in-bitcoins/


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Another reprint of the same:
http://www.networkworld.com/news/2012/051412-hackers-break-into-bitcoin-exchange-259277.html May 15, 2012 07:50 AM ET
Hackers steal £56,000 in bitcoins from exchange site Bitcoinica 15 May 2012 (The same text, but under slightly different title)

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