In 2017, Slovenian mining marketplace NiceHash has undergone a reshuffle in a few weeks after suffering a hacker attack, which was stolen over 4,000 bitcoins, the cost of which at today’s exchange rate exceeds $64 million.
After 22 December, the platform has resumed work after a hacker attack, local media reported on the resignation of the initial Director General Marko Kobal.
This information was confirmed by Cobalt on LinkedIn:
“As you know, after the recent security breach experts NiceHash working around the clock to rebuild the internal system and management structure. I decided to resign from the post of General Director NiceHash. In anticipation of the next exciting period of growth, I chose to stay in the side, allowing the new leadership to lead the organization.”
Earlier it was reported that NiceHash was stolen over 4,000 BTC. Despite the seriousness of the attack, Cobalt is confident that the service will continue to work in familiar company pace.
In 2017, there were several serious hacking attempts known in the cryptocurrency industry companies, including exchange. So, the Korean crypto currency exchange Youbit was the last in the past year the victim, declaring bankruptcy after hackers stole funds in the amount of 17% of net assets.