2 months later:
🏔 lncli fwdinghistory --start_time="1609488000" --max_events=5000 | jq '[.forwarding_events.amt_out | tonumber] | add'
3.815 BTC ($218599) routed in 2021 so far by my Lightning node, 48% growth in BTC terms (1 BTC = 1 BTC) over the past 2 months #bitcoin
Reminder the next Austin #Bitcoin Developers meetup is Thursday May 13th, 7pm at the Unchained Capital office. Please come on time, we're going to have a lot of folks and you don't want to miss @benthecarman talk about Taproot and make reckless bets.
The critical infrastructure itself wasn't connected to the internet and hasn't been affected.
The company's _billing_ systems and other miscellaneous IT are what was affected, and the company shut the pipeline down as a "cautionary measure". But also b/c they can't bill anyone.
I recently discovered this “Learn Me A #Bitcoin” site and the transaction deconstructor function is extremely cool. Wish I'd known about it years ago, it would have saved me a ton of time learning about how tx data is organized. Awesome stuff, @in3rsha!
We wrote a simulator & visualizer for the scam
* it's a pyramid scheme, payments flow up
* There's fake randomizing code to scramble users in pyramid
* Ironically, data structs in ETH are expensive, victims paid higher than avg fees for the privileged of being scammed