Korean cryptocoin exchange $30m lighter after hacking attack

www.theregister.co.uk | 6/11/2018 | Staff
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A weekend breach and theft at a Korean digital currency exchange is being blamed for a drop in the price of Bitcoin.

Coinrail confirmed on Saturday that it had been the victim of a hack and as a result coins were lifted from its systems.

Value - Coins - Cryptocurrencies

The value of the lost coins (nine different cryptocurrencies in total) is estimated to currently be around $30m.

Coinrail, who says it has only accounted for around 70 per cent of its coins/reserves at this point, is also suspending service and moving all of its stored coins to an offline cold wallet while it investigates the incident.

Currencies - Tokens - Pundi - X - Payments

One of the breached currencies was tokens from Pundi X, a payments company that says it is now working with both Coinrail and South Korean law enforcement to investigate the breach.

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