Hacked Japanese cryptocurrency exchange Coincheck is to accept a takeover offer from online brokerage Monex Group, a news report indicates.
Around $6.2 million-worth of cryptocurrency was hacked from exchange accounts and wallet services in 2017, Japan's National Police Agency says.
Coincheck, the Japanese cryptocurrency exchange at the center of a recent hack, starts reimbursing victims today.
Japanese cryptocurrency exchange Coincheck has said it plans to compensate victims of its January hack starting next week.
One U.S. senator thinks the Trump administration isn't doing enough to deter North Korean attacks on cryptocurrency users and exchanges.
Japanese exchange Coincheck is facing another class action lawsuit demanding cryptocurrency refunds and compensation for hack losses.
Since Coincheck partially resumed business activities following its recent hack, investors have flocked to withdraw millions from the exchange.
More than 4,000 websites, including some owned by the U.K. government, have been affected by malware that exploits visitors' computers to mine monero.
Japanese cryptocurrency exchange Coincheck has said it plans to allow users to start withdrawing local currency from their accounts next Tuesday.
Ethereum's developers are once again grappling with the issue of how to solve major fund losses on the world's second-largest blockchain.