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Coinrail is a Korean bitcoin exchange that was hacked in June, 2018.[1] The hack resulted in a drop of the cryptocurrency market worth $42 billion, according to Bloomberg News.[2] According to Yonhap News Agency, the hackers stole 40 billion won or over US$37 million worth of cryptocurrency, mostly Pundi X and Astoncoin.[3]

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  1. ^ Bitcoin tumbles as hackers hit South Korean exchange Coinrail, Reuters, June 10, 2018
  2. ^ Eric Lam, Jiyeun Lee, and Jordan Robertson (June 10, 2018), Cryptocurrencies Lose $42 Billion After South Korean Bourse Hack, Bloomberg NewsCS1 maint: uses authors parameter (link)
  3. ^ Cryptocurrency exchange Coinrail hacked, Yonhap, June 11, 2018