About Bithumb

Bithumb is a cryptocurrency exchange platform. The South Korean-based platform is also known as a leading exchange for ether, the currency of Ethereum (which in itself is immensely popular in the country).

Bithumb is operated by a company called BTC Co. Ltd.

Bithumb Details
Operating Status: Active
Business Type: Private
Founded: unknown
Headquarters: South Korea
CEO: Jeon Soo-yong
Bithumb News
UN Begins Official Investigation into Cyber Crime Sponsored by North Korea
August 13th, 2019

Following its report naming North Korea as the brain behind several crypto cyberattacks, the UN has now begun an official investigation into the illicit activity.

CipherTrace Report: Cryptocurrency Exit Scams Swallowed $4.3 Billion in 2019
August 13th, 2019

The CipherTrace report mentions that ‘exit scams’ have rocked the crypto markets in 2019 alone contributing to a fund loss of a massive $3.1 billion.

Huobi Announces the Lauch of Its Fully Regulated OTC Desk
May 15th, 2019

The newly introduced fully regulated Huobi OTC Desk is targeted at high net worth individuals and institutional investors.

Almost One-Third of Bitcoin Exchange Users Come from the US: Report
May 6th, 2019

According to the report published by DataLight, the USA leads the world in crypto trading, with Japan and South Korea taking the second and the third places.

Max’s Corner: The Biggest Hacks from a Tumultuous Week in Crypto
April 2nd, 2019

This week, Max Hasselhoff, integration engineer from Bytecoin, takes a look at the Bithumb hack as well as a couple of other hacks and their historical context.

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