158 cases of unauthorized access to virtual currency exchanges such as bit coins in the first half of this year, etc. were found to be increasing at triple pace last year.
According to the National Police Agency, from January to June this year, 158 victims of virtual currencies from customers received illegal accesses such as exchanges of virtual currencies such as bit coins and nemes. Since it was 51 cases last year, it has increased three times faster. Also, although the amount of damage last year was 200 million yen, this year total of 60.5 billion yen, such as the outflow of the virtual currency equivalent of about 58 billion yen from the coin check in January. The National Police Agency invites users to not set passwords that are basically easy to guess such as birthdays.
Source; ANN NEWS