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Crypto hackers steal $100m with horizon bridge attack

This is the third major bridge hack this year.
Image: Bloomberg

Another cryptocurrency bridge – an app that lets people swap coins between blockchains – got hacked on Thursday, this one for $100 million.

Harmony said in a tweet the hack of its Horizon Bridge took place Thursday morning, and that it has “begun working with national authorities and forensic specialists to identify the culprit and retrieve the stolen funds.”

The Harmony team has identified a theft occurring this morning on the Horizon Bridge amounting to approx. $100MM. We have begun working with national authorities and forensic specialists to identify the culprit and retrieve the stolen funds.

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