Bitcoin stolen in hack on NiceHash cryptocurrency mining marketplace

Hackers may have made off with more than $60 million worth of bitcoin      46 Mins Ago | 00:41 Hackers may have gotten away with $60 million worth of bitcoin after a cyber attack hit the cryptocurrency mining platform NiceHash. Users highlighted the cyber breach on Reddit and Twitter Wednesday, with some saying they could lose hundreds of dollars.NiceHash lets people offer computing capacity for bitcoin miners to mine digital currencies.Cryptocurrency miners work out complex mathematical equations to add cryptocurrency transactions to decentralized public ledgers called blockchains.The mining marketplace initially said its service was undergoing “maintenance”on Twitter, later adding it was “working hard” to resolve issues affecting the site.NiceHash said in a statement it was “investigating the nature of the incident,” and that it would close down its site for a day.”We are working to verify the precise number of BTC (bitcoin) taken,” the company said.”Clearly, this is a matter of d

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