Thieves stole potentially millions of dollars in bitcoin in a hacking attack on a cryptocurrency company

December 7, 2017
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Hackers emptied the entire contents of a digital wallet belonging to NiceHash, a cryptocurrency company.
NiceHash didn’t say how much was stolen, but customers speculate that it could total around $63 million in bitcoin.
Many of the funds belonged to the company’s customers, who use the site to exchange their computer processing power for cryptocurrency.

The contents of a digital wallet belonging to cryptocurrency company NiceHash, which included potentially millions of dollars worth of customers’ bitcoin, was stolen in a major security breach early Wednesday.

The hack affected NiceHash’s payment system, and the entire contents of the company’s bitcoin wallet was stolen,

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