Online Cryptocurrency Investors to be Refunded £300 Million After Hack
The craze of investing online in volatile
However, the good news for the hundreds of thousands of customers who had been investing online in NEM is that Coincheck have subsequently announced that the exchange will cover 90% of the value of losses resulting from the hack. The perpetrator(s) of the heist managed to empty
The decision of the exchange to foot the bill for a refund meant the slump in prices across
In 2014 another Japanese exchange, Mount Gox., also suffered a hack that led to the theft of $460 million of Bitcoin. That incident, and the loss of trust it resulted in, arguably set the
Many of those considering investing online in
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