• South Korean exchange Bithumb hacked for $31 million

    28 days ago - By The Next Web

    You know it is just a regular day when you read about a cryptocurrency heist. Today's victim is South Korean exchange desk Bithumb. The company reported that nearly 35 billion Won were stolen from its exchange. The hack began last night and lasted until today morning Korean Standard Time. Bithumb has taken all regular cautionary measures following the hack. The company has halted all its deposits and withdrawal services, and urged its customers not to deposit any funds until further notice. The existing cryptocurrencies on the exchange have been moved to a cold wallet, where they can't...
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  • South Korea's Bithumb loses $31.5m in cryptocurrency heist

    South Korea's Bithumb loses $31.5m in cryptocurrency heist

    28 days ago - By The Guardian

    Virtual coins stolen by hackers, exposing risks of trading the digital asset The South Korean cryptocurrency exchange Bithumb said 35bn won worth of virtual coins were stolen by hackers, the second local exchange targeted in just over a week as cyber thieves exposed the high risks of trading the digital asset. Bithumb said in a notice on its website that it had stopped all trading after ascertaining “some cryptocurrencies worth about 35 billion won were seized between late yesterday and early morning today”. Related: China calls for calm as trade war fears grow - business live
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  • Hackers steal $30m from top Seoul bitcoin exchange

    28 days ago - By Phys.org

    Hackers stole more than $30 million worth of cryptocurrencies from South Korea's top bitcoin exchange, sending the unit's price falling around the world on Wednesday.
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  • Hackers hit South Korean cryptocurrency exchange for $31.5M - CNET

    28 days ago - By CNET

    It's the country's second cryptoexchange to fall victim to cybercriminals in less than 10 days.
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