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"The crooks pulled off the heist after obtaining admin passwords for Linode's network gear," writes The Register's John Leyden.
"Having infiltrated its systems, the thieves proceeded to target several Bitcoin-related servers, stealing $15k from one merchant and more than 10,000 bitcoins ($56k) from Bitcoinica, a trading exchange for the digital currency," Leyden writes.
Go to "Linode hackers escape with $70K in daring bitcoin heist" to read the details.
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