NiceHash CEO Confirms Bitcoin Theft Worth $78 Million
Cryptocurrency mining marketplace NiceHash has confirmed that yesterday’s hack resulted in the loss of over 4,700 BTC.
Cryptocurrency trading platform liquid.com and crypto mining firm NiceHash were two of at least six firms that had control of their domains briefly transferred.
The leading organization supporting the Ethereum Classic network hopes to better safeguard against future 51% attacks by going after platforms that rent out hashing power.
The company has "regularly waived profits" for three years, the firm's CEO wrote Thursday.
The U.S. Department of Justice is seeking to extradite the alleged hacker over crimes he's already served time for in Slovenia.
Hackers and scammers netted nearly $490 million in 2017. In this recap, CoinDesk takes a look at the most important incidents and their impact.