The darknet marketplace, Silk Road 2, told its users yesterday that someone had stolen all the Bitcoins being held online in escrow. Estimates of the amount vary, but 4,474 Bitcoins (worth $2.7 million) apparently have gone missing. Silk Road 2’s operators have blamed a weakness in the Bitcoin transaction protocols, …
Community suspects SR2 ops were complicit, or maybe just incompetent
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It’s easy to see how an industry comprised of unindicted felons could have been caught off guard.
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The lede in the lawsuit: a press release.
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Justice isn’t as just for some
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one of its largest ever losses of sensitive data
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