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Offline klg14

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There’s one password San Francisco programmer Stefan Thomas probably should have memorized. It’s standing between him and $240 million.

Thomas holds a small hard drive, called an IronKey, that contains the keys to a digital wallet containing 7,002 Bitcoin, the New York Times reported Tuesday. That amounts to exactly $242,546,164.27.

But Thomas can’t seem to figure out the password — and he only has two more chances to get it right. The IronKey only allows users ten guesses...

https://ktla.com/news/california/forgotten-password-may-cost-bay-area-man-240-million-bitcoin-fortune/

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Re: Forgotten password may cost Bay Area man $240 million Bitcoin fortune
« Reply #1 on: January 13, 2021, 06:17:25 PM »
next time use KeyPass
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Re: Forgotten password may cost Bay Area man $240 million Bitcoin fortune
« Reply #2 on: January 14, 2021, 08:38:50 AM »
 ::) too bad so sad, oh well




 


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Re: Forgotten password may cost Bay Area man $240 million Bitcoin fortune
« Reply #3 on: January 14, 2021, 09:28:51 AM »
::) too bad so sad, oh well




 


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