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Hackers target second Korean crypto-exchange

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Another South Korean cryptocurrency exchange has fallen victim to a major hack. Bithumb, the world’s sixth-largest crypto-coin exchange, has suspended trading after hackers stole over $30 million worth of digital currencies under its control. The Seoul-based exchange suspects that the hack emanates from North Korea. Bithumb also suffered an attack in… Read more »

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Cryptocurrency exchange takes cyber hit

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Conrail, a South Korean cryptocurrency exchange, has suffered a £28m hack – about 30% of its turnover; sending the value of bitcoin and other virtual currencies spiraling downwards. Volatile at the best of times, this latest breach has again shone a spotlight on the lack of regulation and lax security… Read more »

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Hackers hit Japanese bitcoin exchange

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Attackers have stolen over half a billion dollars worth of digital currency from Coincheck, a leading Tokyo cryptocurrency trading exchange. The exchange has responded by suspending the withdrawal of virtually all digital currency and has alerted Japan’s Financial Services Agency and the police. This attack is not without precedent. Four… Read more »

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