Hackers steal $43m from cryptocurrency exchange

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Hackers steal $43m from cryptocurrency exchange

Second South Korean exchange targeted in a week.

South Korean cryptocurrency exchange Bithumb said 35 billion won ($43 million) worth of virtual coins were stolen by hackers, the second local exchange targeted in just over a week. Bithumb said in a notice on its website on Wednesday that it had stopped all trading after ascertaining "some...

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