Crypto Exchange Bithumb Hacked for $13 Million in Suspected Insider Job
South Korean crypto exchange Bithumb has had around $13 million in the EOS cryptocurrency stolen in a hack it suspects was an insider job.
The news comes nearly a year after Bithumb was hacked for some $30 million-worth of cryptocurrencies. The exchange experienced an initial loss of 2,016 bitcoin, 2,219 ether and other coins, but later claimed to have retrieved $14 million-worth of the hacked funds.
The company said in its statement that it suspects the hack was conducted by an insider, since no evidence of external exploit has been found.