The Daily: Twitch Gamer Tipped $70K in Crypto, Hacker Returns $100K of ETC

In this edition of The Daily, a video gamer streaming on Twitch has received crypto donations totaling over $70,000 and a hacker believed to be behind the 51 percent attack on the Ethereum Classic blockchain has reportedly returned $100,000 in ETC coins. Also, Electrum developers have issued another series of warnings about phishing attempts using the name of the popular cryptocurrency wallet. Gamer Gets $70,000 in BTC Donations A video gamer going by the nickname “Sick_Nerd” has been tipped more than $70,000 in cryptocurrency while streaming a game of Runescape on Twitch. Most of the money was donated in several separate transfers of BTC by another user with the handle “lightpuma.” The game played in front of a couple of thousand viewers is a version of Runescape, which is the most popular edition of the “massively multiplayer online roleplaying games” genre. It has been estimated that Runescape has over 250…

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