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Nicehash down – rumors of $60M in Bitcoin stolen (reddit.com)
26 points by greg7mdp on Dec 6, 2017 | hide | past | web | favorite | 6 comments

Confirmed. Posting this here rather than a new thread... https://www.reddit.com/r/NiceHash/comments/7i0s6o/official_p...

They owed me (edit: was myself) ~USD100 , being a week or so away from payout. I'm only mining to an external address - so that's only lost if they go out of business then I guess? Didn't like the thought of mining to their own wallets after trying it once before.

I hope they recover. I really like their software.

They owed me, unless you are them.

Cheers. Whilst entirely off topic, as a Norwegian expat in an English speaking country I do appreciate the correction. :) I found https://writingexplained.org/me-vs-myself-difference which was a nice explanation.

It seems as though Bitcoin is the least secure of all the 'stores of value'. I can find few examples, outside of military operations, with more than $10M in gold lost to a heist, yet it happens multiple times a year with Bitcoin. And it's not like someone is logging into your Fidelity account and taking all those APPL shares.

It's not like in 1800 news of stolen gold was instantly broadcasted to the whole world.

Yes, but even the largest known gold heists are, for the most part, smaller than what we're seeing in bitcoin.

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