Feb 5, 2016

Student admits stealing online shopping account details: police

Police referred a 16-year-old high school student to prosecutors on Friday on suspicion of using software on other people’s computers to obtain the online account details of several hundred people, including records of their online shopping. The male student from Tokyo’s Ota Ward is ...

Dec 10, 2015

Why bitcoin's founder matters, as spotlight hits Australian

Since the founding of the cryptocurrency bitcoin in 2009, its inventor — or inventors — have been shrouded in mystery. For six years, that individual or group has lurked behind the pseudonym “Satoshi Nakamoto” and hoarded a pile of the digital currency so large ...

Dec 9, 2015

Police raid Sydney home of alleged bitcoin mastermind

Australian police raided the Sydney home and office on Wednesday of a man named by Wired magazine as the probable creator of bitcoin and holder of hundreds of millions of dollars worth of the cryptocurrency, witnesses said. More than a dozen federal police officers ...

Mt. Gox ran out of money six months before going bust

Aug 4, 2015

Mt. Gox ran out of money six months before going bust

Bitcoin exchange Mt. Gox Co. apparently ran out of money six months before it announced in February 2014 that it was filing for bankruptcy after tens of millions of dollars worth of the virtual currency and client funds disappeared, investigative sources said Tuesday. The ...