How I Used Python to Steal Money
Michael Lynch (https://mtlynch.io/)
One night, I saw an interesting post on a cryptocurrency forum. A user posted their 29-word passphrase, claiming that it was broken. The passphrase protected a wallet containing over $2,000 in cryptocurrency. Two hours later, my hastily-written Python scripts had cracked the passphrase, and I transferred the money to my own account. In this talk, I'll share the true story of how I pulled off this daring heist and why it was the most ethical course of action.