The Morning Download: Bitcoin Hack Underscores Persistent Challenge of Securing Digital Currency

Good morning. Bitfinex, the Hong Kong-based exchange where bitcoin is traded, said it was hacked, sending the price of the digital currency lower, the WSJ reports. The possible theft of $65 million in bitcoin follows the $60 million theft in June of rival digital currency ethereum, which together constitute something of a digital currency crime wave. “Securing the bitcoin

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