A disastrous mistake made with one touch of the finger, ethereum, a form of cashless currency held in “virtual wallets”, has been frozen and made unavailable to the owners of those wallets.
With this most recent fiasco almost $300M cannot be accessed by its owners, and they may never get it back. If just the concept of crypto-currencies like bitcoin and ethereum makes your eyeballs start rolling out of their sockets, you are not alone. However, what we do need to understand is that even these supposedly safer, virtual currencies can go very, very wrong.
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