Date: 10 months ago   Category: Economy

The Mayningovy company NiceHash has paid to users 60% of the stolen assets


The Slovenian company NiceHash in December has suffered from the hacker attack during which the purse containing 4700 Bitcoin which cost at that time was about 59 million dollars has been cracked.

the Slovenian company NiceHash in December has suffered from the hacker attack during which the purse containing 4700 Bitcoin which cost at that time was about 59 million dollars has been cracked.

On the platform the company united buyers and sellers and also their computing capacities for a mining of different types of cryptocurrencies. Leasing a hash power, users of service could get profit at the expense of a cloudy mining.

After the incident all operations on the platform have been suspended for two weeks. On the Reddit website the company has so commented on breaking: "Our payment service provider has been compromised, and contents bitcoin purse are stolen. We try to establish exact quantity of the stolen coins".

After calculation of losses which now, because of reduction of price of bitcoin, are estimated at 32,4 million dollars the company has introduced the program of repayment to indemnify loss to injured users and since February has begun to pay 10% monthly. At the moment the company has paid already more than 60% of the means stolen during breaking.

Kong Nyord, one of users of the platform, has reported that his friend who has joined the platform before breaking has lost about 1 bitcoin, but has already received a full recovery of the losses that confirms the firmness of intentions of the company.

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