White hat hacker attempts to recover ‘millions’ in lost Bitcoin, finds only $105 By Cointelegraph

White hat hacker attempts to recover 'millions' in lost Bitcoin, finds only $105 By Cointelegraph


White hat hacker attempts to recover ‘millions’ in lost Bitcoin, finds only $105

Joe Grand, a computer engineer and hardware hacker known by many for recovering crypto from hard-to-reach places, spent hours breaking into a phone only to find a fraction of a .

In a YouTube video released on Thursday, Grand traveled from Portland to Seattle in an effort to potentially recover “millions of dollars” in Bitcoin (BTC) from a Samsung (KS:) Galaxy SIII phone owned by Lavar, a local bus operator. Lavar originally purchased the BTC in July 2016 in a “super sketchy” way, paying a person at a cafe and storing the crypto in a wallet on the phone before putting it in storage and losing track of the device.