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50,000 Affected Users to be Reimbursed in Crypto by BITPoint Exchange

50,000 Affected Users to be Reimbursed in Crypto by Bitpoint Exchange

  • The exhcnage has prepared 2.06 billion yen ($20 million) worth of cryptocurrencies for a refund.
  • Recently published document revealed that the hacker took off with 1,225 BTC, 1,985 BCH, 11,169 ETH, 5,108 LTC, and 28,106 XRP.
Japanese Exchange Bitpoint Suspends Services After a Hack

Japanese Exchange Bitpoint Suspends Services After a Hack

  • 3.5 billion yen worth of cryptocurrencies were stolen, 2.5 of them belonged to customers.
  • The hot wallet that was drained was holding BTC, BCH, XRP, ETH and LTC.
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Another Crypto Exchange Hacked, This Time for $4.2 Million

  • Bitrue has been transparent about the situation, calming users that their funds will be restored.
  • $4.2 million worth of XRP and ADA were stolen, authorities have been notified and are trying to identify the perpetrator.
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Five South Korean Crypto Exchanges Update Terms to Take Responsibility for Hacks

  • The change means that exchanges will be responsible for paying out, even if no wilful or gross negligence occurred on their part.
  • Previously, users only got reimbursed if it was proven that the exchange's own system was at fault.
Cryptopia Files for Bankruptcy Protection at U.S. Court

Cryptopia Files for Bankruptcy Protection at U.S. Court

  • Grant Thornton, Cryptopia's assigned liquidator, announced it has applied for urgent interim relief in the Bankruptcy Court in the SDNY.
  • Arizona-based company, which holds Cryptopia user data, is terminating services with the defunct exchange and is requesting $2 million in compensation.
Bitcoin Cash Overcomes an Attack, Successfully Implements Schnorr Signatures

Bitcoin Cash Overcomes an Attack, Successfully Implements Schnorr Signatures

Bitcoin Cash has successfully completed its planned network upgrade. As of block 582680, mined at around 5:30...
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Hacked Cryptocurrency Exchange Cryptopia Suspends Trading and Goes Into Liquidation

Cryptopia, the hacked New Zealand-based cryptocurrency exchange, has gone into liquidation and is suspending trading operations.
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Major Crypto Traders Propose the Establishment of Industry Blacklist

A group of major cryptocurrency trading firms is considering the creation of a blacklist of entities engaged in nefarious activities in...
Hackers Steal 7,000 Bitcoins From Crypto Exchange Binance

Hackers Steal 7,000 Bitcoins From Crypto Exchange Binance

Hackers were able to steal more than 7000 Bitcoins from one of the world's largest cryptocurrency exchanges by trade volume, Binance,...
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Crypto Exchange Zaif Resuming Full Services Under New Owner Seven Months After Hack

Previously hacked Japanese crypto exchange Zaif is transferring its management from Tech Bureau to Fisco Digital Asset...