28 Apr '17, 11pm

South Korean Bitcoin Exchange Yapizon Hacked; $5 Million Stolen

South Korean Bitcoin Exchange Yapizon Hacked; $5 Million Stolen

7 SHARES Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Yapizon, a South Korean Bitcoin exchange suffered a massive data breach earlier this week when hackers stole 3816.2028 Bitcoin (US$5 million) which is 37% of user funds. According to the official statement from the exchange in the Korean language, the attack took place on Saturday, April 22, 2017, when a hacker compromised four of the exchange’s hot wallets. A hot wallet refers to a Bitcoin wallet that is online and connected in some way to the Internet. As if the data breach wasn’t enough to annoy users the exchange has decided to use 37 percent of user balances to accommodate the 37 percent loss in the incident. But to compensate the loss, the exchange is also planning to issue ‘Fei’ tokens to “priority members.” Fei is a service product that the exchange has been trading since 2014. “After many discussions, legal and accountin...

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안녕하세요 회원님, 비트코인거래소 야피존입니다. 회원님들께 안 좋은 소식 말씀드리게 되어서 대단히 죄송합니다. 지난 2017년 4월 22일 토요일 새벽 02시~03시 사이에 해커의 공격으로, 거래소의 Hot-Wallet...

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