Wednesday's massive Twitter hack wasn't the first time the platform has grappled with cryptocurrency scams or compromised verified accounts. Far from it.
The Twitter accounts for Biden, Uber, Elon Musk, Mike Bloomberg, and more, all solicited bitcoins from their followers on Wednesday.
An unknown person or entity just sent a whole lot of money while hiding in plain sight.
The emails see a stranger demanding that you send them bitcoins or else, they will send screenshots of you looking at porn, to your friends and family.
The coronavirus pandemic is testing one of Bitcoin's most popular narratives: that in a global crisis, the unwashed masses with their worthless dollars will grovel before the fleece vest-wearing, cryptocurrency-wielding elite. Ha-ha!
The currency will be “more like bitcoin or other cryptocurrencies,” said the official in charge of North Korea’s cryptocurrency conferences.
This is one of the largest bitcoin transactions ever.
“The AGC wasn't just an important part [of Apollo]: it was the core of the entire ship, without which the entire program wouldn't have been possible.”
An Apollo Guidance Computer would need a billion times the age of the universe to mine a single block.
Earlier this month, VICE's Motherboard had revealed that Microsoft's email services were compromised. Multiple victims now say that hackers stole their cryptocurrency.
Ross Ulbricht is serving a life sentence for creating the world's first online drug marketplace. We spoke to his mum Lyn about their journey.
'For less than $80,000, you could have brought down the entire network.'