Bitcoin Processor Loses $1.8 Million in Phishing Scam

Atlanta's Bitpay Inc. got hacked for more than $1.8 million in bitcoins. According to a lawsuit filed Sept. 15 in federal court in Atlanta, in December 2014, Bryan Krohn, Bitpay's chief financial officer, got an email from someone purporting to be with a digital currency publication asking Krohn to comment on a bitcoin industry document.