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Mining Market NiceHash Refunds Users 4,640 Bitcoin Lost in 2017 Hack

NiceHash has fully reimbursed users who were affected by the loss of 4,640 bitcoin in a late 2017 security breach.

According to a letter from CEO Martin Skorjanc, which is published Thursday,

for the last three years, the Slovenia-based mining company has “regularly waived profits” to make its customers whole.

He stated that “We do not regret it, as it heralds the beginning of a new era of growth and development for us.”

Skorjanc said that the criminals who executed the breach are still unknown, calling the incident “the largest theft in Slovenian history.”

As CoinDesk reported at that time, the hashpower renting marketplace disclosed the hack on social media in December 2017, stating that a “security breach involving NiceHash website” resulted in a loss of funds.

Aftermath of the events, Skorjanc said many people told NiceHash it was time to shut up shop. “But we didn’t listen to them, he wrote. This was reported by on Dec 17,2020.

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