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Cryptocurrency markets: a history of heists

The US$500m heist of digital tokens from Japanese exchange Coincheck on Friday is remarkable for its sheer size, but thefts in the lightly regulated world of cryptocurrencies are woefully frequent. In less than a

Bitcoin sinks after $65m heist

Bitcoin plunged after one of the largest exchanges halted trading because hackers stole about US$65m of the digital currency. Bitcoin slumped by 5,3% against the dollar as of 10.17am on Wednesday in