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Is it safe to contact white hat hackers to restore your lost Bitcoin? Is it safe to contact white hat hackers to restore your lost Bitcoin?

Is it safe to contact white hat hackers to restore your lost Bitcoin?

The BBC reports a story in which white hat hackers restored access to a Bitcoin wallet, much to the relief of the owner.

Is it safe to contact white hat hackers to restore your lost Bitcoin?

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A BBC article reports that white hat hackers helped a Bitcoin early adopter access her locked wallet.

Although the story ended on a happy note, others in a similar situation could be prompted to follow suit, potentially leaving themselves exposed.

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