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Security Researcher Resisted Urge to Cash Out Cybercriminals $17m Bitcoin Wallet

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June 4, 2018
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In describing the intelligence value to be derived in analyzing cryptocurrency transactions, security professional John Bambenek shared with the AUSCERT security conference his experience finding a cybercriminal’s private wallet key accidentally uploaded to VirusTotal. “On a whim, Bambenek searched Virus Total’s online repository of malware and other files for those