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Cryptopia | Stolen Cryptocurrency | Hack | New Zealand

Cryptopia, the New Zealand-based cryptocurrency exchange was hacked in last month, creating a lot of buzz in the market. After being silent on the matter, the platform has finally opened about the loss it has incurred.

In a series of updates via Twitter on Wednesday, the firm provided an update over the total loss of assets incurred by the platform in the cyber-attack, saying:

“We are continuing to work on assessing the impact incurred as a result of the hack in January. Currently, we have calculated that worst case 9.4% of our total holdings was stolen.”

Though, the amount in monetary terms wasn’t disclosed.

The exchange went offline on Jan. 15, suggesting that it suffered a “security breach which resulted in significant losses.” While cryptopia did not really provide any specific information at the time, as the New Zealand Police was inve...

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