Bitcoin has gained 123% in 2016, making it the top performing currency for the second year in a row.
The Hong Kong-headquartered cryptocurrency exchange has informed it will restore trading and withdrawing services a week after it faced a cyber attack that resulted in a loss of $75 million in bitcoins.
The Hong Kong-based digital currency exchange, which was hacked by anonymous criminals last week, said its clients will lose 36% of their bitcoin deposits.
Bitfinex announced that all trading, deposits, and withdrawals will be temporarily disabled.
Bitfinex has confirmed that the hacker attack resulted in the loss of approximately 120,000 of bitcoins.
Ethereum Classic now takes the sixth position in the list of cryptocurrencies with the largest market capitalization.
A group of Bitcoin entrepreneurs has recently collaborated to prevent illegal activities in the sphere of digital currencies and blockchain technology.
Bitfinex and BitGo developed the most secure bitcoin wallet based on multi-signature technology.
The following is a written transcript and the link to the accompanying audio file of the interview held with Bitfinex Director.