A hooded man holds a laptop computer as blue screen with an exclamation mark is projected on him in this illustration picture taken on May 13, 2017. Capitalising on spying tools believed to have been developed by the US National Security Agency, hackers staged a cyber assault with a self-spreading malware that has infected tens of thousands of computers in nearly 100 countries. Photo: Reuters

Hackers make off with 7,000 bitcoin worth US$40 million from Binance Exchange in a large scale security breach

  • Hackers used a variety of techniques including phishing and viruses to obtain user data, according to Binance
  • Bitcoin had pared some losses as of 10:05am in Hong Kong after dropping as much as 3.1 per cent to a low of US$5,665
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A hooded man holds a laptop computer as blue screen with an exclamation mark is projected on him in this illustration picture taken on May 13, 2017. Capitalising on spying tools believed to have been developed by the US National Security Agency, hackers staged a cyber assault with a self-spreading malware that has infected tens of thousands of computers in nearly 100 countries. Photo: Reuters
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