Topic: again a Bitcoin millionaire who forgot his password - page 5. (Read 583 times)

hero member
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I mean, how does he not write down the password of the human account. It is a pity, so what should I say? I guess I'd be crazy if it happened to me. I hope he finds his password, I have no other wishes.
copper member
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At $200 million value, you'd think IronKey would want to step in and try to reverse engineer or hack their own product to help this dude... It's likely an older drive with many vulnerabilities ready to be discovered.
sr. member
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Lost coins only make everyone else's coins worth slightly more.  Think of it as a donation to everyone.
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German-born programmer Stefan Thomas told the Times he forgot the password to IronKey, an secure flash drive has access to 7,002 Bitcoin - $220 million worth. IronKey gives users 10 guesses for their passwords before seizing its contents.
"I would just lay in bed and think about it," Thomas told the New York Times Nathaniel Popper. "Then I would go to the computer with some new strategy, and it wouldn't work, and I would be desperate again."

quite surprised by this news because his Bitcoin trapped in his hardware wallet is very much.  Don't underestimate your private key and password, if you haven't prepared the best place (easy to remember and reach) to store your private key and password then do it right now..
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