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May 15, 2012, 10:55:26 PM
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Bitcoin bank Bitcoinica still titsup after cyberheist
More than $90k in tokens snatched

John Leyden
2012-05-15

http://www.theregister.co.uk/2012/05/15/bitcoinica_hack/
http://packetstormsecurity.org/news/view/20990/Bitcoin-Bank-Bitcoinica-Still-Offline-After-Heist.html

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The coincidence in the timing of the Bitcoinica hack and the leak of the FBI memo of Bitcoin sparked a number of conspiracy theories speculating that the two events might somehow be linked.

Rob Rachwald, director of security strategy at Imperva, commented: "The Bitcoin attack introduces an interesting paradigm: hackers hacking hackers may be more effective than direct law enforcement activity. Like a mafia war where criminals kill each other, law enforcement just sits back and sees who’s left."
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