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During Livestream Ian Balina, Crypto Investor got Hacked in Ether for Millions


Ian Balina is a digital-currency YouTuber well known for his review on ICO (sponsored), was hacked $2 million from his account amid a livestream session. While reviewing on ICOs on his YouTube channel usually. A viewer abruptly advised him that "somebody" had removed all tokens from his wallet.


Balina choose social media to request his followers' help in tracking more than $2 million cost of cryptocurrency removed from the Etherscan wallet owned by him. He said catching the culprit or the culprits is most important to him, not the money that is stolen.


Four days before, on Twitter Balina's portfolio was shared, which include OST, FLIXX, DRGN, RHOC, WABI, NEO/BTC, QSP, POA, NCASH, ICX, POWR, NAS, LOOM, EOS, ABT, HST, ZRX, KNC, BRD, ETH, WAN, PARETO, AION and NPXS cost an aggregate of $2.91 million as uploaded on newsbtc.com 16/04/2018.


Balina requested help tracing coins being transferred from6 Etherscan wallets and said the hacker was endeavoring to put the stolen coins to sell on the Kucoin exchange in Hong Kong. Hackers may have retrieved password-security encryption codeof Balina by breaking in his Evernote after accessing his email. Balina hadn't reacted to a request for statement by press time.


The hacking incidence happened days before the deadline for filing the tax in the US, which can lead to doubts that Balina fabricated the hack in an aim to avoid paying the taxes, others suspect that such a step would be compelling. The case of security lapsehas prompted extensive discussion that whether other digital-currency users are keeping their code safely, and may thus lead to additional precautions being applied by other investors.


Wallet security stays an issue for the digital-currency industry to go ahead. Ian Balina was unsuccessful to keep the hack and numerous investor around the globe might not have appropriate system set up. CryptoSecure, a security serviceprovider that prohibits from digital-currency hacking, has newly appointed a senior advisor John McAfee, to encourage convey its platform to cryptocurrency markets. For individual use, cryptocurrency has recently become trendy wallet. Ledger Nano was the well-known holiday gift 2017 in Nevada, USA.

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