More Bitcoins, More Problems: How Hackers are Targeting Bitcoins
CNBC, By Cadie Thompson
has a lot going for it these days. Its price is soaring, mainstream businesses
are increasingly adopting it as a form of payment and venture capitalists are
pouring money into bitcoin start-ups.
the digital currency becomes more popular, it should come with a warning label,
bitcoin trading for more than $500 on the Mt. Gox exchange, the currency is
becoming an attractive target for cybercriminals looking to steal bitcoins. And
if your bitcoins are taken, well, you're just plain out of luck. Read more.