With Bithumb hack, total stolen from crypto exchanges tops $1.3 billion — here are the 10 biggest hacks ever

There’s no question that exchange hacks continue to plague the nascent digital currency market, and over the weekend the amount of funds pilfered from such venues surpassed a total of $1.3 billion, according to The Block’s research.

The most recent hack, which occurred at Bithumb, resulted in the loss of $19 million worth of EOS and XRP, making it the eighth-largest hack in crypto history.

Of the total $1.3 billion hacked, approximately 61% was taken in 2018. Here’s a chart showing the growth in the number of hacked funds via research from our colleague Larry Cermak

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