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Hackers steal $40M worth of bitcoin

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Hackers stole about $40 million worth of bitcoin from Binance, which, according to Bloomberg, is one of the largest cryptocurrency exchanges.

The hackers used a “variety of techniques," including phishing and viruses, to steal some 7,000 bitcoins in a single transaction.

Binance officials said an emergency insurance fund covered the losses, so users were not affected.

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