April 1, 2019, 9:31AM EDT
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Research: Cryptocurrency exchange hacks surpass $1.3 billion all time; 61% coming from 2018

Quick Take

  • With the recent hack of Bithumb, the all-time total stolen from cryptocurrency exchanges has surpassed $1.3 billion
  • Even though the number of hacked exchanges has stayed relatively the same every year, approximately 61% of the thefts were in 2018 alone
  • The 10 largest hacks comprise 96.6% of the total stolen amount while the three largest (Coincheck, Mt. Gox and BitGrail) comprise 78.5% of the total

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