Cryptocurrency exchange theft surges in first half of 2018: report

FILE PHOTO: Cryptocurrency mining computer fans are seen in front of bitcoin logo during the annual Computex computer exhibition in Taipei, Taiwan June 5, 2018. REUTERS/Tyrone Siu

NEW YORK (Reuters) – Theft of cryptocurrencies from exchanges soared in the first half of this year to three times the level seen for the whole of 2017, leading to a three-fold increase in associated money laundering, according to a report from U.S.-based cybersecurity firm CipherTrace released on Tuesday. The report, which looks at the […]

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