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$77 million in Bitcoin stolen from Bitfinex exchange

Discussion in 'Help Net Security' started by RSS, Aug 3, 2016.

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    Popular Hong Kong-based cryptocurrency exchange Bitfinex has suffered a security breach that resulted in the theft of millions’ worth of Bitcoin. 119,756 BTC, to be exact, which amounts to some $77 million – or did, before news of the hack spread and resulted in a 20 percent drop of the price of Bitcoin. Bitfinex still doesn’t know how the attack was pulled off, and is collaborating with law enforcement on the investigation into what happened. … More →

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