A Typo in Zerocoin’s Source Code helped Hackers Steal ZCoins worth $585,000

By [email protected] (Mohit Kumar) Are you a programmer?

If yes, then you would know the actual pain of… “forgetting a semicolon,” the hide and seek champion since 1958.

Typos annoy everyone. Remember how a hacker’s typo stopped the biggest bank heist in the history, saved $1 billion of Bangladesh bank from getting stolen.

But this time a typo in the Zerocoin source code costs the company more than $585,000 in losses.

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