Bitfinex hacked 119,756 BTC is stolen. Bitcoin is down -11.17% on the day on a last price of 536.07. BTC/USD is trading between a 24hr high of 623.38 and a 24hr low of 477.93 on a 24hr volume of 14465 BTC. The weekly trend is mixed.
|last price||$ 536.07|
|one week ago||$ 655.12|
Bitfinex Hacked 61 Million Stolen
Bitfinex reports that bitcoins were stolen from their leading BTCUSD bitcoin exchange. The exchange carries a solid industry reputation for integrity and customer service. The coins, just bitcoins and not other digital assets, are valued at approximately 61 million dollars.
According to industry sources “the attackers appear to have bypassed Bitfinex’s mandated limits on withdrawals”.
On their website Bitfinex states “While we are halting all operations at this time, we can confirm that the breach was limited to bitcoin wallets; the other digital tokens traded on Bitfinex are unaffected. We will post updates as and when appropriate on our status page”.
Bitfinex Status Page
Price of bitcoin
The price of bitcoin dropped -11.17% on the worlds biggest bitcoin exchange OKCoin. Further negative fallout in the short term could be expected.
Price change is the percentage change within the period:
Okcoin is the data source for this market report.
Market capitalization is the total $US dollar value of the Bitcoin market calculated using the formula:
|Market cap||Available supply||Last price|
|$ 8,465,180,007||15791184||$ 536.07|
Daily High Low
The weekly trend is mixed.
The data source Okcoin offers margin trading on this digital asset.
Market sentiment is bearish.
Bitcoin theft on Bitfinex results in BTCUSD down -11.17% on the day, down -18.17% on the week and down -23.96% on the month. The weekly trend is mixed. Market sentiment is bearish. Further negative fallout could be expected in the short term.
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This report was printed on Wednesday August 03 2016 06:48 hours UTC. Contact KittyBitcoin to request custom reports.
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