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LocalBitcoins: Tor Users at Risk of Losing Their Bitcoins

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LocalBitcoins: Tor at Risk of Losing Their Bitcoins BTC Richard Bensberg, LocalBitcoins: Tor Users at Risk of Losing Their Bitcoins

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Richard Bensberg a compliance expert tweeted a screenshot of a LocalBitcoins warning for Tor users about the risk of having their Bitcoins (BTC) stolen.

The screenshot stated:

“Warning to all Tor users: A Tor browser exposes you to the risk of having your bitcoins stolen.”

LocalBitcoins replied to Bensberg’s Tweet saying that while using Tor Browser is not against their terms of service, thy do not recommend it for security reasons. Furthermore, LocalBitcoins did not elaborate on how the Tor browser makes users more exposed to theft.

Bensberg Tweeted the screenshot of the warning with criticism saying:

“Localbitcoins has really lost the plot”

LocalBitcoins: Tor at Risk of Losing Their Bitcoins BTC Richard Bensberg, LocalBitcoins: Tor Users at Risk of Losing Their Bitcoins

Screenshot of LocalBitcoins warning. Source: Twitter

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