A list of known attacks against Bitcoin / crypto asset owning entities that occurred in meatspace. (by jlopp)


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Posts where physical-bitcoin-attacks has been mentioned. We have used some of these posts to build our list of alternatives and similar projects - the last one was on 2021-02-25.
  • Keep your money on the Bitcoin blockchain. Not in a safety deposit box. | 2021-04-12
  • Please be careful sharing your stacks
  • erase a ledger on purpose via PIN entered once
  • If the “$5 wrench trick” really works, how come no one has used it on Winklevoss? | 2021-03-28
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  • I created a new blog post (will be a new site soon) to catalogue and present the real-world cases of users being harmed by a lack of fungibility in Bitcoin | 2021-03-23
    Good lead! I found it:
  • Everybody, Please stop engaging with the posts regarding holdings, largest losses, biggest trade wins etc . YOU ARE MAKING YOURSELF A TARGET TO OTHERS.
    This has been happening since 2014 and has continued until now:
  • Stop posting your balance! | 2021-03-16
    Known Physical Bitcoin Attacks
  • PSA: Never reveal dollar amounts of your investments
  • PhoenixMiner response to NiceHash debacle | 2021-03-09
  • Me this morning after seeing all the red.. | 2021-02-28
    IMO just stop drawing attention to it. Not everything needs to be a huge Reddit argument to win. Folks on the internet don’t want you getting tortured for money you may or may not have, as many others already have been:
  • Daily Discussion, February 25, 2021 | 2021-02-25
    Don't share your super sekrit deets in public. Because reasons.
  • PSA: Don't tell anyone how much btc you have. This is a list of physical attacks on bitcoiners. | 2021-02-22
  • Thank you for making me feel good about my 1 BTC | 2021-02-22
  • As of today, I am officially a 0.1 coiner | 2021-02-13
    The majority of attacks were from sketchy in person deals or people being stupidly vocal about their holdings. Even with that, there's only a handful in the past 10 years.