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Hackers May Have Stolen Millions Of Dollars In Bitcoin

Hackers may have stolen millions of dollars in Bitcoin. 

The hackers hit NiceHash, a cryptocurrency mining marketplace. The site stopped its operations for 24 hours due to a security breach and said its payment system was compromised.

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NiceHash is still trying to figure out how much was taken. CoinDesk reports as many as 4,736.42 Bitcoins may have been stolen. That would have been worth over $62 million at the time. 

The news comes as Bitcoin set a new record for itself. On Thursday, Bitcoin shot above $15,000 for the first time.

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