0

How it was found that the Dao hackers used shapeshift?

In a more practical exemple, how to find that 13qCK9VzJCicXeh47W59rh7A6tfun92Sr5 belongs to https://www.blockchain.com using only block explorer data?

1

There is no guaranteed way to check.

In most investigations, it is a combination of tracing the money to known addresses (most exchanges and companies consolidate funds into a handful of hot and cold wallets), and exchanges volunteering/sharing information when served with warrants.

  • So for my example, how to find 13qCK9VzJCicXeh47W59rh7A6tfun92Sr5 belongs to blockchain.com? – user2284570 Jul 29 '18 at 8:42
  • You probably cannot – Raghav Sood Jul 29 '18 at 8:42
  • but if someone physically force me to send Bitcoins to such address without showing his/her phone. The police will know that the address belongs to blockchain.com before arresting the guy (of course) but how? – user2284570 Jul 29 '18 at 13:44
  • Again, it is unlikely that you can prove that. Blockchain.com is an explorer, you can pull up any address on that site and show someone a QR Code for it. It is also not an exchange, so no consolidation takes place. The only way to prove it is a blockchain.com address would be to force someone to hand over their account details, and login and check. – Raghav Sood Jul 29 '18 at 21:42

Your Answer

By clicking “Post Your Answer”, you agree to our terms of service, privacy policy and cookie policy

Not the answer you're looking for? Browse other questions tagged or ask your own question.