BIT Mining (NYSE: BTCM), a leading technology-driven cryptocurrency mining company, has announced that its subsidiary, BTC.com, experienced a cyberattack on Dec. 3, 2022. According to the update, certain digital assets were stolen in the cyberattack, including approximately US$700,000 in asset value owned by BTC.com’s clients and approximately US$2.3 million in asset value owned by the company. The company will devote considerable efforts to recover the stolen digital assets and has reported the incident to law enforcement authorities in Shenzhen, China. Due to local and internal coordination within the company, some of BTC.com’s digital assets have already been secured. On Dec. 23, 2022, authorities launched an investigation, began collecting evidence, and requested assistance from and coordination with relevant agencies.
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BIT Mining is a leading technology-driven cryptocurrency mining company with a long-term strategy to create value across the cryptocurrency industry. Its business covers cryptocurrency mining, mining pool, data center operation and miner manufacturing. The company owns the world’s top blockchain browser BTC.com and the comprehensive mining pool business operated under BTC.com, providing multicurrency mining services, including BTC, ETH and LTC. The company also owns a 7-nanometer cryptocurrency mining machine manufacturer, Bee Computing, enabling the company’s self-efficiency through vertical integration with its supply chain.
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