$56 million stolen from leading Bitcoin mining pool

Nicholas Fearn
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More than 4,700 BTC was stolen from NiceHash
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More than 4,700 BTC was stolen from NiceHash

One of the most popular Bitcoin mining tools has been compromised by cyber crooks

Reports have emerged confirming that Nicehash, one of the world's most popular Bitcoin mining tools, has been breached by cyber crooks. According to a report posted to Twitter, the website was attacked...

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