Bithumb Hit with Data Leak Charges, Denies Link to Hack

Tim Alper reports:

South Korea’s prosecution authorities have indicted Bithumb, one of the country’s largest cryptocurrency exchanges, accusing the platform of leaking sensitive financial data on around 31,000 of its customers.

However, the company claims that the leak – which prosecutors say occurred in 2017 – and a hack worth some USD 6 million that occurred later the same year, were unconnected.

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