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Bitcoin Exchanges Are Buckling While the Price Surges Past 16000

Bloomberg 84 sources

Bitcoin surged past $16,000 for the first time on Thursday, with frenzied demand to trade the cryptocurrency buckling one of the largest exchanges just days before the first U.S. futures contracts begin trading. Bitcoin's rally of more…

Bitcoin tops $17,000 on one exchange, surging more than $5,000 in less than two days

CNBC / World

Bitcoin rocketed higher Thursday, crossing the $15,000 mark just 10 hours after topping $14,000.

Bitcoin: $64m in cryptocurrency stolen in 'sophisticated' hack, exchange says

Mining marketplace NiceHash suspends operations while it co-operates with authorities over ‘professional attack’, urging users to change passwords

More than $60 million worth of bitcoin potentially stolen after hack on cryptocurrency site

CNBC / Technology

Users highlighted the cyber breach on Reddit and Twitter Wednesday, with some saying they could lose hundreds of dollars worth of bitcoin.

Hackers Steal $70 Million in Bitcoin

Nearly $70 million worth of bitcoin was stolen from a cryptocurrency-mining service called NiceHash following a security breach, causing the company to halt operations for at least 24 hours.

Millions 'stolen' in NiceHash Bitcoin heist

BBC / Technology

These are external links and will open in a new window "Highly professional" hackers made off with around 4,700 Bitcoin from a leading mining service, a Bitcoin exchange has said. The value of Bitcoin is currently extremely volatile, but…

Bitcoin - live updates: Cryptocurrency surges past $16000 causing exchanges buckle under record demand

Bitcoin surged past $16,000 for the first time on Thursday, as the frenzy to buy the cryptocurrency continued. Coinbase, one of the largest bitcoin exchanges, said it had experienced record traffic that had slowed trading while wallet…

Bitcoin worth millions stolen days before US exchange opens

TOKYO (AP) — A bitcoin mining company in Slovenia has been hacked for the possible theft of tens of millions of dollars, just days before the virtual currency, which hit a record above $15,000 on Thursday, is due to start trading on major…

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Millions 'stolen' in NiceHash Bitcoin heist

These are external links and will open in a new window "Highly professional" hackers made off with around 4,700 Bitcoin from a leading mining service, a Bitcoin exchange has said. The value of Bitcoin is currently extremely volatile, but…

Dec 8

Millions of dollars may have been stolen in bitcoin hack

Hackers have carried out a heist on a leading digital currency platform, making off with an unspecific amount of bitcoin.

Dec 7

Bitcoin Exchanges Are Buckling While the Price Surges Past 16000

Bloomberg open event

Bitcoin surged past $16,000 for the first time on Thursday, with frenzied demand to trade the cryptocurrency buckling one of the largest exchanges just days before the first U.S. futures contracts begin trading. Bitcoin's rally of more…

Dec 7

Bitcoin tops $17,000 on one exchange, surging more than $5,000 in less than two days

Bitcoin rocketed higher Thursday, crossing the $15,000 mark just 10 hours after topping $14,000.

Dec 7

Hackers Steal $70 Million in Bitcoin

Nearly $70 million worth of bitcoin was stolen from a cryptocurrency-mining service called NiceHash following a security breach, causing the company to halt operations for at least 24 hours.

Dec 7

Bitcoin mining marketplace NiceHash loses tens of millions of dollars following hack

TechCrunch open event

Bitcoin is flying sky high after crossing the $14,000 mark for the first time, but one projected aimed at helping mine coins is short of at least $60 million after it was hacked. NiceHash, a marketplace that matches those with spare…

Nov 28

Bitcoin tops $10,000 in some exchanges

Reuters open event

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Bitcoin soared to an all-time high above $10,000 on Tuesday in some smaller exchanges and digital currency indexes, but remained just below that milestone in major trading platforms such as Luxembourg-based BitStamp…

Nov 28

Japanese Bitcoin exchange bitFlyer launches in U.S.

State financial regulators delved into the virtual world Tuesday, granting a virtual currency license to Bitcoin dealer bitFlyer USA.