Bitcoin Mining Marketplace NiceHash Hacked: $62 Million Stolen?

A hacker successfully breached cryptocurrency mining marketplace NiceHash, resulting in the theft of up to $62 million worth of bitcoins. The NiceHash website had gone offline earlier in the day, which the company had chalked up to maintenance. However, the team revealed the true nature of the outage through an announcement posted on the service’s social media channels, confirming users’ worst fears after hours frenzied speculation. “Unfortunately, there has been a security breach involving NiceHash website,” the company wrote, adding that it was freezing all operations for at least the…

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