Bitcoin heist: NiceHash hacked for $68 million in bitcoin – TomoNews

INTERWEBS — The crytocurrency mining marketplace NiceHash has been hacked — for around $62 million in Bitcoin.

After multiple reports of users complaining about emptied NiceHash wallets and a 12-hour service outage for ‘maintenance,’ NiceHash was nice enough to announce that there had “been a security breach involving NiceHash website.”
The company didn’t disclose how much was stolen, however a wallet address passed around by NiceHash users suggest as many as 4,736.42 BTC were jacked, according to CoinDesk.

The NiceHash team urged users to change all their passwords. What great advice.

NiceHash is currently working with authorities, but the chance people who lost money will get any of it back are slim to none. Shout out to Mt. Gox!
NiceHash was started in 2014 as a marketplace for miners to rent out their hash rate to others.

The market cap for BitCoin is currently worth over $225 billion. The cryptocurrency’s price has been skyrocketing all year, with the price currently sitting around $14,300.
Subscribe to TomoNews ►►http://bit.ly/Subscribe-to-TomoNews

TomoNews is your best source for real news. We cover the funniest, craziest and most talked-about stories on the internet. Our tone is irreverent and unapologetic. If you’re laughing, we’re laughing. If you’re outraged, we’re outraged. We tell it like it is. And because we can animate stories, TomoNews brings you news like you’ve never seen before.

Ultimate TomoNews Compilations – Can’t get enough of TomoNews? Then this playlist is for you! New videos are added each day
http://bit.ly/Ulitmate_TomoNews_Compilations

Top TomoNews Stories – A shortcut to the most popular videos on TomoNews!
http://bit.ly/Top_TomoNews_Stories

World News – Latest international headlines from around the world
http://bit.ly/TomoNews_World_News

Awww!!! Animals – All the best animal videos! Hungry hippos, tiger hairballs, giant pythons, and many more!
http://bit.ly/Aw_Animals

Connect with TomoNews!
Like TomoNews on Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/TomoNewsUS
Follow us on Twitter: @tomonewsus http://www.twitter.com/TomoNewsUS
Follow us on Instagram: @tomonewsus http://instagram.com/tomonewsus
Get your TomoNews merch today! http://bit.ly/tomonews-teespring

Visit our official website for all the latest videos: http://us.tomonews.com
Check out our Android app: http://bit.ly/1rddhCj
Check out our iOS app: http://bit.ly/1gO3z1f

Get top stories delivered to your inbox every day: http://bit.ly/tomo-newsletter

Related posts