Hacks

korean won
Crypto Exchange Bithumb Halts Withdrawals After $31 Million Hack
Bithumb, one of the largest crypto exchanges in the world by trading volume, confirmed a hack of $31 million worth of cryptos on its platform today.
korean won

hack
Coinrail Exchange Hacked, Loses Possibly $40 Million in Cryptos
South Korea-based Coinrail has not disclosed the exact amount lost in the breach, but data suggests the damage could be $40 million.
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money, suspicion
Verge's Blockchain Attacks Are Worth a Sober Second Look
Privacy-oriented cryptocurrency verge has dealt with several attacks recently, displaying how difficult it is to code blockchains without exploits.
money, suspicion

Hackers, data
Hackers Demand $1 Million in XRP After Bank Data Theft
Hackers who stole personal information on 90,000 Canadian bank users have demanded $1 million in Ripple's XRP to not release the data trove.
Hackers, data

paper chain people
Parity Says ‘No Intention’ to Split Ethereum Over Fund Recovery
Parity Technologies has said it has no plans to move forward with a code change that would result in an ethereum blockchain split.
paper chain people

Yen
Hacked Coincheck Exchange to Accept Takeover Bid, Report Says
Hacked Japanese cryptocurrency exchange Coincheck is to accept a takeover offer from online brokerage Monex Group, a news report indicates.
Yen

police japan
Japanese Crypto Users Lost $6 Million in Hacks Last Year, Say Police
Around $6.2 million-worth of cryptocurrency was hacked from exchange accounts and wallet services in 2017, Japan's National Police Agency says.
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japanese yen
Coincheck Starts Crypto Hack Refunds, Allows Limited Trading
Coincheck, the Japanese cryptocurrency exchange at the center of a recent hack, starts reimbursing victims today.
japanese yen

Koichiro Wada
Coincheck Crypto Exchange to Compensate Hack Victims
Japanese cryptocurrency exchange Coincheck has said it plans to compensate victims of its January hack starting next week.
Koichiro Wada

NK
Trump Sanctions on North Korea Won't Stop Crypto Hacks, Senator Says
One U.S. senator thinks the Trump administration isn't doing enough to deter North Korean attacks on cryptocurrency users and exchanges.
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