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Hackers keep robbing cryptocurrency YouTubers

Ian Balina, a former IBM salesman who became a full-time cryptocurrency trader and pundit, is not known for his modesty. Like many YouTube personalities in the vein of motivational speaker Gary Vaynerchuk, he brands himself as a self-starter-made-good who now wants to teach you how he did it (while clarifying, of course, that his recommendations are not investment advice). He regularly shares screenshots of his extensive portfolio, which was valued at more than $3 million on April 14th, according to an image he posted on Twitter and Instagram. One of his videos is called “Six-Figure Slave to Crypto Millionaire.”

This bravado may have backfired. On Sunday, during one of his marathon live streams, Balina found himself unable to log into…

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from The Verge – All Posts https://www.theverge.com/2018/4/17/17247628/bitcoin-cryptocurrency-hackers-youtube-theft-robbed

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