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Q&A: How is a bitcoin mined? A look at the virtual currency

Phys.org - Thu 7 Dec 17

A company in Slovenia that mines bitcoin says it has been hacked, for a potential loss of tens of millions of dollars.

Q&A: How is a bitcoin mined? A look at the virtual currency, USA today - Thu 7 Dec 17

Bitcoin tops $17,000; hack raises concerns ahead of US trade

Phys.org - Thu 7 Dec 17

Bitcoin surged past $17,000 Thursday as the frenzy surrounding the virtual currency escalated just days before it starts trading on major U.S. exchanges. Bitcoin has gained more than $5,000 ...

Bitcoin mining website loses tens of millions of dollars in bitcoins after hackers steal its 'wallet'

The Independent - Thu 7 Dec 17

Bitcoin is surging past record highs, giving more and more incentive to steal bitcoin – and the value of any stolen coins is rapidly increasing

Bitcoin miner NiceHash reports hack, theft of its 'wallet'

Phys.org - Thu 7 Dec 17

The Slovenian-based bitcoin miner NiceHash says it is investigating a security breach and the possible theft of tens of millions of dollars' worth of bitcoins, as meanwhile the value of the ...

Bitcoin miner NiceHash reports hack, theft of its "wallet", AP - Thu 7 Dec 17

Bitcoin Site Robbed of More Than 4,000 Bitcoins Worth $70 Million

Extremetech - Thu 7 Dec 17

The take from the heist was 4,736.42 BTC, worth more than $57 million at the time. The post Bitcoin Site Robbed of More Than 4,000 Bitcoins Worth $70 Million appeared first on ExtremeTech.

Cryptocurrency mining marketplace loses $64 million to hackers

Engadget - Thu 7 Dec 17

A cryptocurrency marketplace called NiceHash has suffered a security breach that left its bitcoin wallet tens of millions of dollars lighter. Slovenia-based NiceHash connects miners, ...

Too Good To Be True? Bitcoin Surpasses $15,000 As Market Cap Hits $250 Billion

HotHardware - Thu 7 Dec 17

Will the Bitcoin bubble ever burst? If so, when? Those are the questions that continue to elude investors and analysts alike, as each time Bitcoin's value rises to a new high, it seems like ...

Cryptocurrency mining marketplace NiceHash hacked, over $70 million in Bitcoin stolen

Techspot - Thu 7 Dec 17

At the time of writing, Bitcoin is just $25 away from breaking the $15,000 milestone. This incredible value means the cryptocurrency has become the number one target for cybercriminals everywhere. ...

Bitcoin worth millions stolen days before US exchange opens

AP - Thu 7 Dec 17

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 ...

Bitcoin firm hacked days before major US exchange opens, AP - Thu 7 Dec 17
Bitcoin Worth Millions Stolen Days Before US Exchange Opens, Voice of America - Thu 7 Dec 17

Bitcoin miner NiceHash reports hack, theft of its 'wallet'

Daily Mail - Thu 7 Dec 17

Slovenian bitcoin marketplace NiceHash said the total contents of its bitcoin wallet were taken. The company has reported the incident to police and told users to change their passwords. ...

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

Guardian.co.uk - Thu 7 Dec 17

Mining marketplace NiceHash suspends operations while it co-operates with authorities over ‘professional attack’, urging users to change passwordsNearly $64m in bitcoin has been stolen by ...

Bitcoin miner NiceHash reports hack, theft of its 'wallet'

USA today - Thu 7 Dec 17

NiceHash said Thursday that it had stopped operations for 24 hours and was working to verify how many bitcoins were taken.        

Bitcoin exchange NiceHash loses millions to hackers - CNET

CNET Cutting Edge - Thu 7 Dec 17

Exchange loses its virtual wallet in breach, which some reports say contained more than $60 million in cryptocurrency.

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

TechCrunch - Wed 6 Dec 17

 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, ...

Hackers Execute $62 Million NiceHash Cryptocurrency Market Heist As Bitcoin Passes $13,000

HotHardware - Wed 6 Dec 17

When it comes to today's cryptocurrencies, it sometimes seems although we're operating in the Wild Wild West. Such is the case today with NiceHash, which is a cryptocurrency mining marketplace. ...