[cryptography] Bitcoin observation

Taral taralx at gmail.com
Tue Jul 5 22:26:43 EDT 2011


On Tue, Jul 5, 2011 at 7:16 PM, Marsh Ray <marsh at extendedsubset.com> wrote:
> So this suggests the attacker who pwned Mt. Gox was probably doing it "for
> the lulz" as they say. (Or maybe they didn't know about this property).
>
> Next time they might just take all the bitcoins held in escrow by the
> exchange and transfer them to /dev/null.

Sorry. It is not clear that the Mt Gox software would allow the
creation of such a transaction. I was speaking from the protocol
level.

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