Security Information about bitcoin
- Is Bitcoin secure?
- Hasn’t Bitcoin been hacked in the past?
Is Bitcoin secure?
The cryptography and protocol of the Bitcoin technology is most likely the distributed computing project on the planet today. And still till today the results of the networks security has outperformed the expectations.
Most mistakes or errors come from people interacting with the network. People will always find a way to screw things up. Intentionally or not, we as a species require this in order to improve whatever we are working on. But in general most mistakes comes from people that accidentally deleted, loose or got their Bitcoin wallet stolen.
There are good solid security practices to protect their money or use service providers that offer good levels of security and insurance against theft or loss.