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When it comes to today's cryptocurrencies, it sometimes seems although we're operating in the Wild Wild West. Such is the case today with NiceHash, which is a cryptocurrency mining marketplace. Apparently, NiceHash's payment system was compromised and unfortunately, its Bitcoin wallet was raided. NiceHash would only go so far as to state that it is "working to verify the precise number of BTC taken." However, according to NiceHash users attempting to track down the stolen loot, a wallet address was found with a total of 4,736.42 BTC. Given that Bitcoin is currently trading at over $13,000, that put the value of this heist in excess of $62 million. Yes, you heard that currently; Bitcoin jumped... Read more...