ATTN: Do not download #CryptoCoin Trader from #Sourceforge. Those who have ran the program on your PC, please format ASAP!

I spotted few mins ago that there is link to download a open source trading program call Cryptocoin trader. One anonymous user claimed that the source code is safe but i decided to run the precompiled exe on my VM to be sure. The program extracts qtbitcoin trader client and some suspicious executables (bridgemigplugin.exe, vbc.exe). … Read more ATTN: Do not download #CryptoCoin Trader from #Sourceforge. Those who have ran the program on your PC, please format ASAP!

First #Twitter reported about #Bitcoin, how did #MtGox look 5 years ago and more

Today’s post is completely a “feel good” post.

Meaning, you probably won’t learn anything new from it, but it will make you feel good. As Bitcoin prices continue to roller-coaster endlessly I thought this would be a good time to look back at where Bitcoin was when it just started out.

Using the Internet’s “Wayback machine”, Google search and various tools to explore Bitcoin’s past

So what I did in order to travel back in time is use the Wayback machine which is basically an Internet archive to see how several of the biggest Bitcoin websites looked when they first started out. I also used advanced Google and Twitter search tool to find out what where the earliest mentions of Bitcoin online. So let’s start out by comparing the biggest site of them all Bitcoin.org.

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Ultimate n00b guide to Bitcoin client installation and security/cold storage!

I previously submitted a thread which you can find here with a video tutorial to use the very robust Armory bitcoin client. But for this submission I will provide the instructions to use Electrum BTC client which provides “Instant on” (your client does not download the blockchain, it uses a remote server). This will show … Read more Ultimate n00b guide to Bitcoin client installation and security/cold storage!