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Exchanges

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

April 1, 2019, 1:00PM EDT

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:

This following graphs shows the 10 largest cryptocurrency exchange hacks: