Breaking: Bitcoin developer gets hacked and loses almost 217 BTC

Wow, if it can happen to him....🫣

It's getting seriously dangerous out there in these crypto streets. Exchange downfalls that end up taking all your cryptos, lending platforms messing up and locking everybody out as they casually take everyone's assets, cryptos and so called "stable" coins collapsing as you go to bed one night and wake up seeing your "stable" coins have lost 40% value, wallets that are apparently tampered with as you install them leaving you exposed and your private keys and seed phrase anything but private, and now this:

"A Bitcoin OG and one of the original Bitcoin’s core developers, Luke Dashjr, has claimed that he virtually lost all his bitcoins after his Pretty Good Privacy (PGP) keys were compromised on December 31, 2022, just before the new year....Although the developer said that he had no idea as to how hackers gained access to his PGP key, some community members have drawn a possible connection to an earlier claim that Dashjr had made on November 17, 2022, that his server had been compromised by ““new malware/backdoors on the system.”

Say what you will about Binance, and remember I'm no fan, but they responded to Dashjr's outcry before both the FBI and IC3.

I really hope he gets it back, it's really sad and frightening to see someone like that get in this situation. But of course opportunist sing a different tune. Some use this to expand their Bitcoin slandering, but there's this new group that emerged not all that long ago and claims that "hey, centralized platforms are not that bad see, losing all your cryptos can happen everywhere."


I don't think this argument makes a whole lot of sense or will last all that long, it's just a matter of logic and the utmost basic statistics, but I'm sure "some" will try to push this angle on to their users anyway.

Either way, that's pretty much it for now, stay safe out there and hodl on tight.✊



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