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Don’t take this as cause to run and dump your wallet and dismantle your mining rig, but there’s something fishy going on in the Bitcoin community today. An old email address from Satoshi Nakamoto, the mysterious figure behind the creation of the cryptocurrency, seems to have been compromised. Bitcointalk.org founder Theymos revealed on the forum earlier on Monday that he had received a suspicious email from an address previously attributed to Nakamoto on the gmx.com domain. “Michael, send me some coins before I hitman you,” the letter reportedly read. Around the same time, the Bitcoin repository on Sourceforge was defaced to point…

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