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During the attack on the exchanger Bitfinex hackers stole bitcoins worth about $63 million

During the attack on the exchanger Bitfinex hackers stole bitcoins worth about $63 million

by sigismund » 2016-08-03 11:25:34


Until the end of the investigation platform for cryptocurrency exchange bitfinex.com it will not work.


Platform for bitcoin exchange Bitfinex in Hong Kong have suspended work from-for violations in the security system. During the incident, the hackers managed to steal the amount of bitcoins presumably equivalent to $63 million. "currently we're investigating the violation because of which our users have been stolen bitcoins," say the representatives of Bitfinex.

In a statement, the administration of the exchange do not specify a specific amount of the stolen cryptocurrency, the Director for public and commercial development Bitfinex Zane Tackett (Tackett Zane) announced on Reddit about losing 119 756 bitcoins. Representatives of the exchange have not yet confirmed this information.

Bitfinex operates not only bitcoins but other cryptocurrency, including "air" and litecoin. However, in the statement of administration of exchanger we are talking only about the theft of bitcoins. "After assessing the losses each user for redress will be open margin positions. We will consider all possible options for compensation", - said in a statement Bitfinex.

Until the end of the investigation platform for cryptocurrency exchange bitfinex.com it will not work.
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