December 6, 2017 - NiceHash Hack $80 million / 4700 BTC

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On December 6th, 2017 at 00:18 GMT, Slovenian based mining company NiceHash was hacked thanks to a compromised desktop lead to stolen employee’s credentials to gain access to the NiceHash system.

This is what the company said in their press release statement:

“Importantly, our payment system was compromised and the contents of the NiceHash Bitcoin wallet have been stolen. We are working to verify the precise number of BTC taken. Clearly, this is a matter of deep concern and we are working hard to rectify the matter in the coming days. In addition to undertaking our own investigation, the incident has been reported to the relevant authorities and law enforcement and we are co-operating with them as a matter of urgency.”