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The Korean You bit Exchange closes after a hacker attack

South Korean Exchange Crypto Currency You bit reported the termination of work and its own bankruptcy after the second hacking this year. Information about this was published on the website of the exchange.
The first hacking You bit occurred in April. Then about 4,000 bitcoins were stolen. Local intelligence agencies linked this attack with North Korean hackers.

You bit announced that it was hacked again this Tuesday at 4:35 am local time. Hackers managed to steal 17% of the assets that were stored on the stock exchange, with the exact amount not being called. The remaining part of the assets was kept in a cold purse and was not damaged.

The exchange informs that the loss factor as a result of this attack was lower than in April, but the company's management decided to bankrupt and will soon arrange payment of 75% of the funds owned by the clients. Trading on the platform was terminated, and her team was working to minimize possible losses.

You bit is a small South Korean exchange whose trading volumes are incomparable to such a giant as Bithumb, which accounts for 70% of the country's trade in crypto-currencies.

According to Reuters, the Korean Agency for Security on the Internet (KISA), said that together with the police is investigating this case.

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