The notice didn't say how the theft of 35 billion won ($32 million) worth of cryptocurrencies occurred or which ones were taken. "However, this loss will be compensated by Bithumb's own reservoir, and all assets of our customers are securely saved in Bithumb's cold wallet, hence all asset is completely safe and secured".
In Ho, a professor at Korea University's Blockchain Research Institute, said the stolen coins were most likely to be from the more insecure 'hot wallets'.
The news sent another predictable shockwave through the crypto community and a selloff ensued that resulted in nearly $10 billion leaving crypto markets in just over an hour.
We hope bitcoin's price stay's steady, recovers at a constant pace and other trading platforms should start preparing to counter such hacks before more damage starts hitting. Bithumb said its cryptocurrency holdings were shifted to an offline "cold wallet", and any losses for traders would be covered. The company has temporarily frozen deposits and trading while it is in the process of "changing our wallet system" following the incident. According todata from CryptoCompare, the price of Bitcoin wasn't really affected and has maintained a strong resistance point around the $6,570 mark, yet this is still bad news for the entire market.
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That record belonged to another Pixar film, " Finding Dory ", which opened to roughly $135 million two summers ago. The early reviews have also been fantastic, scoring a very healthy 94% on Rotten Tomatoes from the U.S. critics.
Bithumb is the second South Korean exchange to be hacked in the last month. All this while, the funds have been transferred to a secure cold wallet.
If the exchange does not protect the coins well enough and gets hacked, it doesn't really change the fundamentals of the coin they are protecting.
This latest hack, though, further highlights the risks that cryptocurrency exchanges face from criminals. Currently, Bithumb is the world's sixth largest exchange by trade volume, which has halted all type of transactions on the platform-deposits and withdrawals. Bitcoin was knocked from $6,760 to $6,611 in a matter of hours.
In January, Japanese exchange Coincheck said hackers stole more than $500 million worth of cryptocurrency.
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You always want to use them in your favour.", said Mickelson. "I don't know if I was able to save a shot or not". This was his way to bend the rules and take a shot at the USGA at the same time for making the green so hard .
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