Although we're seeing historical highs for Bitcoin price, this doesn't mean that all in the crypto world is nice (pun intended). According to a statement from NiceHash, the mining market website, the security of the site has been compromised and, as a result, Bitcoin wallets were emptied.
Importantly, our payment system was compromised and the contents of the NiceHash Bitcoin wallet have been stolen. We are working to verify the precise number of BTC taken.
Clearly, this is a matter of deep concern and we are working hard to rectify the matter in the coming days. In addition to undertaking our own investigation, the incident has been reported to the relevant authorities and law enforcement and we are co-operating with them as a matter of urgency.
We are fully committed to restoring the NiceHash service with the highest security measures at the earliest opportunity.
According to comments on the above reddit thread, the amount of stolen BTC would be around $67 millions, at the current market prices.
NiceHash also urgend users to change their passwords.
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