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    Police: Unlikely Hackers Stole Mt.Gox Bitcoins

    Japan’s leading English newspaper, The Japan News, is reporting that their sources in Metropolitan Police Department say only 1% of the 650,000 Mt.Gox bitcoins were lost to hacking and that the remaining 99% were lost due to fraud. Former Mt.Gox CEO and only employee, Mark Karpeles, has kept up the story that the coins were stolen because of a bug in the bitcoin’s code called transaction malleability. The bug allowed attackers to change the transaction

    · January 5, 2015 · 8:00 am