Attackers move part of the money stolen from the Bitfinex exchange in 2016.In 2016, the Bitfinex exchange suffered a security breach in which hackers stole $ 72 million.During the attack, hackers stole 120,000 BTC. Said group later moved 185 bitcoins in 2019 – in six individual transfers. At that time, the price per Bitcoin was now $ 10,000. The coins were worth $ 1.85 million. In June 2019, the total would have been equivalent to $ 900 million. According to Whale Alert, the perpetrators were again moving parts of the crowd.
The first transaction was big
The first transaction, worth 28.4 bitcoin, was valued at around $ 255,863 given the current exchange rate. The transfer was made to an unknown wallet. The transfer of the funds increases the share of the total yield from 2016 to over 15%. Move. The largest amount of coins remained in place. While some crypto enthusiasts feared, there was no massive market movement due to the transfer. This happens frequently when large quantities of coins come onto the market. Bitcoin price was trading around $ 9,100 after last hitting over $ 9,900 on May 21, 2020.
The Mt. Gox hack was significantly larger
2014 was the largest and then bankrupt BTC exchange Mt. Gox. hacked by 850,000 bitcoins worth $ 460,000 million. The exchange lost another $ 27.4 million when its money was stolen from bank accounts. The Tokyo-based stock exchange said it had tried everything to get money back. The last aid came almost six years after the attack.