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BitcoinTalk has been hacked

By a group calling themselves “The Hole Seekers”. Visitors to the forum were greeted with this when visiting the site. A full video capture of the hack can be found here. The payloads involved in this hack can be found below: HTML source: Javascript payload: According to several people who have browsed over […]

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The Silk Road takedown, and why Bitcoin is a great buy right now.

As I’m sure you’ve all heard by now, the feds have taken down silk road, the infamous bitcoin based drug marketplace. Of course the initial reaction of most people is to panic sell, but let’s take a look at today’s events and see if they warrant the huge drop off in price we’ve seen. First […]

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GoldCoin: The Scam That Keeps On Giving

Today I’ll take a look at goldcoin, one of the more interesting coins out there, if only for the fact that it was given a second lease on life to come back and scam the community for a second time. As some of you may remember, goldcoin (GLD) was originally launched back in the middle […]

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In Depth Altcoin Analysis: Megacoin

Last time, I discussed factors that make a coin unattractive to invest in. This article will kick off the start of a series where I rate coins based on those criteria. Let’s start off with megacoin (美卡币), shall we? Launched just shy of 4 months ago, megacoin has been quite successful, reaching a market capitalization […]

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The Anatomy of a ScamCoin: 7 Things To Know Before Investing in an Altcoin

Oh, how the altcoin scene has evolved. In the span of a few months, we’ve gone from a coin or two released per month, to a daily release schedule. It can be overwhelming. With all these different coins available, which one is the best choice to invest in? Perhaps we should start off with what […]

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