Blockchain Data Links Tether 'Attack' to 2015 Exchange Hack

Blockchain Data Links Tether ‘Attack’ to 2015 Exchange Hack

Those behind the alleged theft of $31 million worth of Tether’s US dollar-backed tokens were also involved in a high-profile hack two years ago, a cybersleuth has concluded from available blockchain data. The company behind the dollar-backed cryptocurrency tether claimed Monday night that it had been robbed, sparking a new wave of speculation around the token, its backers and its alleged role in recent bitcoin market movements. And, as might be expected, the availability of public blockchain data for the transactions involved led a number of observers online to trace them back in an attempt to find answers. In […]