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You trust Patelco CU and Coinbase employees a lot... Watch out, it might backfire...



If an employee of either company steals from me, I'd expect them to be easily caught. If Coinbase decides to steal 1k from everyone then shutdown that would be crazy since the people behind Coinbase are very well known and in SF; I accepted that risk when I signed up. If someone inside Patelco decides to steal from me, that's a heavly regulated financial establishment - I don't think that person could get away with it or that Patelco wouldn't reimburse me.

If someone who is not an employee of either company manages to steal funds from me just based on that screenshot then there is some other security-issue somewhere else and it was bound to happen sooner or later.

Probably something like this[1], which I don't really see how you'd protect yourself against. Like getting hit by a car running a red-light.

1. http://www.wired.com/2012/08/apple-amazon-mat-honan-hacking


I wasn't saying they would steal from you. I was referring you trusting their competence to do their job right and not be social-engineered by some hacker into giving them access to your accounts. Thank you for the downvote.




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