Bitcoins Worth $300,000 Recovered by ‘Breaking Zip Encryption’

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A cryptographer has posted an article discussing how he cracked an encrypted zip file to recover a lost hoard of Bitcoin keys. This story underscores the need to keep keys safe, and always remember passwords.

Bitcoin Private Keys Found By Cracking INFOZIP
The author, Mike Stay, has a Ph.D. in computer science and an extensive background in cryptography dating to the 1990s. He discusses how he was…

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