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Cryptocurrency Thefts Blamed on Social Engineering Hacks of Phone Providers

A number of digital currency users have been hacked recently and the blame is being squarely placed on carrier providers. Jack Peterson, Augur developer, told CCN: It's what has happened in every single case… Their phones were compromised first and then their emails, etc. and they had recovery phones enabled. A recovery phone number is a very popular feature for second layer added security to any...

Why the iWatch Could Be Key to Secure Bitcoin Payments

Although progress continues to be made in the area of mobile Bitcoin wallets that are both convenient and secure, the reality is that we're still missing that perfect solution for safely using Bitcoin with our mobile phones. Hardware wallets and multi-sig addresses have been moves in the right direction, but it turns out that the iWatch could be the missing ingredient that wallet developers have...

Mt. Gox: Where is your Security? Introducing the New OTP

Reddit user /u/sockinabox recently awoke to an email from Mt. Gox informing him that his funds had been withdrawn.  About $12,000 of his personal funds are now gone with absolutely no way for the rightful owner to recover them.  Just like the many times before that this has happened and been reported on /r/bitcoin, Mt. Gox's email support is unresponsive which only adds to the frustration...