Private key leak, hot wallet, Lazarus hacking group
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A Japanese cryptocurrency exchange has claimed it lost more than $400 million in tokens following an alleged hack on its service. Unidentified assailants stole 523 million NEM coins (about $400 million) from the exchange's hot wallet. According to Coincheck, NEM coins are kept on a single-signature hot wallet instead of a more secure multi-signature wallet, and the stolen coins are confirmed to be Coincheck customers.
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