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Prominent Bitcoin exchange hacked wiping $65 million from wallets

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Prominent Bitcoin exchange Bitfinex was hacked Wednesday, leading to a rumoured loss of bitcoin worth up to $65 million.

The Hong Kong company halted trading on its website, where a notice states: “Today we discovered a security breach that requires us to halt all trading on Bitfinex, as well as halt all digital token deposits to and withdrawals from Bitfinex.”

Its website confirms that some of its users lost bitcoin. The company’s head of community and product development, Zane Tackett, has been answering questions on Reddit’s Bitcoin community forum, and stated that 119,756 bitcoin were lost.  Read more…

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