CryptoCurrency Exchange BitThumb Hijacked

The CryptoCurrency Exchanged named as “Bithumb” which is the fourth largest by number and volume has been reported to be hijacked by unknown hijackers. They have been able to take off undetermined amount of funds. Bithumb has a very large user base in South Korea and many of the Korean users reported this loophole yesterday on 29th of June. Many of the users reported about the scams on local social sharing websites and many of them has claimed to lose large funds stored in their “Bithumb” account. After these complaints from North-Korean users, the company admitted this security breach in their official statement.  Details about the Bithumb Security Breach The company revealed to the local media that the hijacker first attacked the personal computer of a Bithumb employee and got access and details of 31,800 bitcoin users. This is about 3% of the user base of Bithumb. They got access Read more