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Onionspot offers a full timeline over all cryptocurrency exchange hacks. This includes detailed articles, official press releases and much more! We gathered information from a large amount of other websites & platforms for you to view on one single platform. Changes to the timeline content may occur over the next couple of months.

June 2011 Hack – Mt. Gox

On 19 June 2011, a security breach of the Mt. Gox bitcoin exchange caused the nominal price of a bitcoin to fraudulently drop to one cent on the Mt. Gox exchange, after… More

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July 2011 – Bitomat Hack

Poland-based third largest Bitcoin exchange, announced that as of July 26 they lost access to their wallet.dat file and thus the exchange’s entire fund base has become inaccessible. The Bitomat… More

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September 2012 – Bitfloor Hack

Bitfloor was a FinCEN-registered Bitcoin currency exchange and trading platform site headquartered in the state of New York, USA. In September 2012, Bitfloor was hacked, with 24,000 bitcoins being stolen…. More

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March 2012 – Bitcoinica Hack

March 2012 – Bitcoinica Hack

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July 2012 – BTC-E Hack

February 2013 – Bit LC Inc.

Bit LC Inc. will, effective immediately, close down all services from Bitcoin More

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April 2013 – Silk Road Hack

May 2013 – Vicurex Hack

Vircurex was a cryptocurrency exchange from China. The project was founded in 2011. Fully commercial organization. The Central office of the company is located in Beijing. The project began to enjoy… More

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June 2013 – PicoStocks Hack

November 2013 – PicoStocks Hack

October 2014 – KipCoin Hack

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Februrary 2014 – MtGox Hack

Februrary 2014 – MtGox Hack

On 7 February 2014, Mt. Gox halted all bitcoin withdrawals.The company said it was pausing withdrawal requests “to obtain a clear technical view of the currency processes”. The company issued… More

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October 2014 – Mintpal Hack

Mintpal was founded in February 2014, aiming to provide an exchange that combined high level user experience with quick support times. The plan was to add crypto assets monthly based… More

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January 2015 – Bitstamp Hack

February 2015 – BTER Hack

Bter is a Chinese Blockchain Assets Trading Platform established in 2012 by Jinan Manwei Information Technology co., Ltd. The objective of the exchange is to provide safe, efficient and honest services of cryptocurrency trading. BTER… More

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October 2016 – Bitcurex Hack

May 2016 – Gatecoin Hack

August 2016 – Bitfinex Hack

January 2018 – Coincheck Hack

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February 2018 – BitGrail Hack

BitGrail was a cryptocurrency exchange based in Italy that dealt with the trade of Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies. The exchange was reported to have undergone a heist losing about $195… More

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June 2018 – Coinrail Hack

July 2018 – Bancor Hack

This theft proved that decentralized exchanges are not immune to hacks. The criminals exploited a security flaw in a wallet used to update some of the exchange’s smart contracts. The… More

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January 2019 – Cryptopia Hack

On the 14th January 2019, the Cryptopia Exchange suffered a security breach which resulted in significant losses. Once identified, the exchange was put into maintenance while we assessed damages. Cryptopia… More

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June 2019 – Bithumb Hack

Bithumb’s hack took place on June 19, with about $30 million in tokens stolen, according to Coin Telegraph. Although the exchange has promised that customers will see no impact on their… More

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June 2011 – MyBitcoins Hack

June 2011 – MyBitcoins Hack

In August 2011, MyBitcoin, a now defunct bitcoin transaction processor, declared that it was hacked, which caused it to be shut down, paying 49% on customer deposits, leaving more than… More

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October 2011 – Bitcoin7 Hack

October 2011 – Bitcoin7 Hack

Bitcoin7 was a business operating in 2011 that was once the third-largest BTC/USD exchange behind Tradehill and Mt Gox. On October 5, 2011, the company reported a theft of 5,000 BTC allegedly stemming… More

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September 2018 – Zaif Hack

October 2018 – MapleChange Hack

October 2018 – Trade.io Hack

January 2015 – 796Exchange Hack

March 2014 – Poloniex Hack

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