Bitcoin value drops after hackers steal $65 million worth of it

Bitcoin value drops after hackers steal $65 million worth of it

  • Bitcoin value drops after hackers steal $65 million worth of it
  • The most infamous Bitcoin hack took place in 2014 when a hack of the now-bankrupt exchange Mt. Gox resulted in the loss of currency worth more than $400 million.
  • Bitcoin values plummeted overnight, dropping by double digits after $65 million worth of the digital currency was lifted from a Hong Kong-based exchange.
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  • After announcing the breach, Bitfinex put a hold on trading the currency on its exchange and other transactions, a move that appeared to kick off the spiraling value.

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The popular Hong Kong-based exchange Bitfinex revealed this week that 120,000 bitcoins were stolen after its system was breached.


Bitcoin value drops after hackers steal $65 million worth of it