Hackers steal over US$600mil in major crypto heist


Hackers stole over RM2.52bil worth of cryptocurrency from a digital ledger used by NFT-based game Axie Infinity, which is very popular in the Philippines. — AFP

Hackers stole cryptocurrency worth over US$600mil (RM2.52bil) from a digital ledger used by players of the popular online game Axie Infinity, in a major digital cash heist revealed Tuesday.

Interest in cyptocurrency has boomed, along with its values, but the money has also become an attractive target for tech savvy thieves.

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