Bitcoin and virtual currencies being undermined by rising criminality, says McAfee – Techworld.com

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While bitcoin users and traders generally insist that bitcoin is safe, many are not convinced – and with good reason. Criminals are noted for exploiting bitcoin’s anonymity, an activity highlighted by the recent closure of the Silk Road drug trading site. Additionally, computers are often hacked by bitcoin miners, harming even those who choose not to use the electronic currency.

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Bitcoin and virtual currencies being undermined by rising criminality, says McAfee – Techworld.com

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