Bitfinex: Cause of Bitcoin Hack Still ‘Unknown’

Nearly two weeks after losing more than $60m in customer funds, Bitfinex reports it has not yet identified how the theft was carried out. In a statement released earlier today, the exchange reported it had hired Ledger Labs, a blockchain consultancy previously contracted by ShapeShift...
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Cryptsy CEO Denies He Stole From His Own Exchange

Cryptsy CEO Paul Vernon has fired back at allegations he moved millions of dollars in funds from the now-defunct digital currency exchange to personal accounts. In new statements, Vernon told CoinDesk that the finding, issued by the court-appointed receiver earlier this month, is “misleading”, arguing instead that the...
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Bitfinex Offline as Customer Bitcoin Reported Stolen

UPDATE (3rd August 2:40 UTC): Bitfinex representatives confirmed 119,756 BTC (more than $60m) has been lost or stolen from the exchange. Hong Kong digital currency exchange Bitfinex has taken its trading platform offline following a reported hack that resulted in the theft of customer funds. According to...
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