Broken representations of the Bitcoin virtual currency, placed on a monitor that displays binary digits, are seen in this illustration picture.
Dec 8, 2017.

Cryptocurrencies are down across the board today, after news of hacks and manipulations

$40 million

Cryptocurrencies are down across the board today (June 11), with many dropping to multi-month lows on news of hacks and manipulation.

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Broken representations of the Bitcoin virtual currency, placed on a monitor that displays binary digits, are seen in this illustration picture.
Dec 8, 2017.
$40 million

Bitcoin has fallen by more than 10% over the past day, to its lowest price in two months. Other major cryptocurrencies, including ethereum and ripple, have also tumbled.

Broken representations of the Bitcoin virtual currency, placed on a monitor that displays binary digits, are seen in this illustration picture.
Dec 8, 2017.
$40 million

Bitcoin price between June 10 and 11

Broken representations of the Bitcoin virtual currency, placed on a monitor that displays binary digits, are seen in this illustration picture.
Dec 8, 2017.
$40 million

The plunge follows reports that US regulators are investigating four major crypto exchanges, and that South Korean crypto exchange Coinrail lost some $40 million in a hack.

Broken representations of the Bitcoin virtual currency, placed on a monitor that displays binary digits, are seen in this illustration picture.
Dec 8, 2017.
$40 million

About $1.1 billion worth of cryptocurrency has been stolen by hackers in the first half of this year, according to cybersecurity company Carbon Black.

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