This week’s summary of various cryptocurrency news and developments:
BitcoinTalk’s user data from 2015 hack for sale on the dark web
Back in 2015, a BitcoinTalk employee was victim of a social engineering attack that, according to forum administrator Theymos, could have compromised emails, private messages and even password hashes. A couple of days ago, all the data was leaked from unknown sources and an opportunist known only as “DoubleFlag” grabbed the data and put it up for sale for 1 BTC.
According to sources, the file contains over 500.00 user account data, including email addresses, usernames, website titles, passwords and locations. The leaked passwords are all encrypted and, according to LeakedSource, some of them may be very hard to decrypt.
Stripe, an online bitcoin payment company, made it to top 5 on Forbes Cloud 100 list
A company that makes bitcoin payments easy, Stripe, has been named one of the best cloud companies in the world by Forbes, as it managed to achieve fourth place out of 100 companies with big names such as MailChimp and Ayden staying behind Stripe. On the podium, huge names such as DocuSign and Dropbox.
According to Forbes, the list was chosen by