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$20 Million Bithumb Hack Exposes Alarming Threat to Bitcoin Exchanges

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Bithumb, the largest bitcoin exchange in South Korea alongside Upbit, has been hacked for around $20 million. The company said that user funds stored in crypto cold storage wallets were not hacked, but corporate funds were moved. Bithumb Hack Likely an Inside Job Cold storage wallets refer to offline wallets that are not connected to the internet that major exchanges utilize to eliminate the vulnerability of user funds in potential security breaches. In a surprising turn of events, Bithumb disclosed that it believes the hack was an inside job and funds might have been moved by individuals associated with the

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