Unknown cyber criminals hacked one of the largest crypto-exchanges exchanges in Japan, Coincheck, and stole from its participants tokens worth $533 million as reported by Cointelegraph.
It is noted that as a result of several unauthorized transactions, the NEM cryptocurrency tokens were stolen.
The representatives of the exchange already held a press conference in connection with the incident and promised to explain the procedure for paying compensation to the victims later.
It is specified that the attackers did not steal other cryptocurrencies during the break-in.
Earlier it was reported that hackers who hacked the crypto-exchange NiceHash, allegedly stole Bitcoins worth $68 million.
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