The hack worth about $65 million of the Bitfinex exchange platform has impacted the confidence in Bitcoin whose price fell by 20%. This event is reminder of the importance of the security issue for this promising but still very new technology.
Bitcoin Bitfinex exchange hacked: the unanswered questions - FT.com
What’s happened? The Hong Kong-based Bitfinex exchange was hacked this week in a security breach that drained 119,756 bitcoins from its customer accounts. The sum is believed to represent a significant proportion of the exchange’s bitcoin assets,