Almost $ 300 million in losses resulted from the 12 biggest hacking attacks of 2019. In 2018 only 9 exchanges were hacked.

Coinbene, a Singapore-based purse, fell victim to the biggest cryptocurrency theft last year, losing more than $ 100 million at one time.

But even Binance, the biggest exchange today, was not free to lose funds to hackers. The company lost 7,000 BTC in a security breach and faced charges of leaking KYC information from users.

See the list of 12 hacked exchanges and the size of damage from each attack:

Biggest hacking attacks of 2019, with CoinBene accounting for almost a third of the impact on the ecosystem. Source: Cointelegraph.

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