The trading of crypto-currencies BitMart claims that hackers have stolen coins worth around $150 million (£113 million) from its “hot wallets”.

Hackers took $150 million from a crypto exchange.
Hackers took $150 million from a crypto exchange.

BitMart maintained that the two wallets impacted “hold a minimal amount of assets on BitMart, and all of our other wallets are secure and unaffected” despite the fact that the wallets were compromised.

In contrast, the first security firm to identify the attack estimated that the stolen tokens were worth in the neighborhood $200 million.