3-Way Bitcoin Exchange Hack Dwarfed by 15-month $300 million Bank Heist
As more details emerge about the latest hacking of exchanges Bter, HitBTC and Excoin, hundreds of millions of dollars are being reported stolen from a wide range of international banking institutions.
[UPDATE] A HitBTC represenative sent the following comment to Cointelegraph:
"We have not confirmed that the attacks are connected, moreover, our hosting partners have not confirmed that the incident is actually a hacker attack. In our Terminal, you can see an official notice about the payment system downtime. No user funds were affected on our side. We will allow deposits/withdrawals as soon as we finish the security checks on our side. Appropriate security measures are being implemented on our side and we have a proactive security policy."