أكبر عمليات السطو على العملات المشفرة infographic
Graphic highlights the five largest crypto heists in recent years.
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أكبر عمليات السطو على العملات المشفرة

By Ninian Carter

March 31, 2022 - منذ أن أنشأت بيتكوين في العام 2008، كان هناك العديد من عمليات النهب الكبرى التي شنها قراصنة سرقوا أكثر من 2.5 مليار دولار من العملة الرقمية.

Hackers have stolen $615 million of cryptocurrency from a blockchain project linked to the popular online computer game “Axie Infinity” – the latest in a handful of massive cyberheists to hit the digital asset sector.

The biggest known crypto heists are:

RONIN
Mar 23, 2022: Cryptocurrency tokens looted from blockchain project linked to game (most popular in Philippines).
STOLEN: $615m

WORMHOLE
Feb 2022: Decentralised finance site hit by hackers who make off with 120,000 digital Ether tokens.
STOLEN: $320m

POLY NETWORK
Aug 2021: Hackers rob platform that facilitates peer-to-peer token transactions – most funds later returned.
STOLEN: $610m

COINCHECK
Jan 2018: Suspected North Korean thieves attack Tokyo “hot wallet” (online digital folder), draining it of funds.
STOLEN: $530m

MT. GOX
2011-2014: In early crypto hack, bitcoins stolen from Tokyo
exchange that handled 80% of world’s bitcoins.
STOLEN: $500m

Sources
PUBLISHED: 31/03/2022; STORY: Graphic News
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