The curious tale of Ethereum: How a hacker stole $53m in digital currency and could legally keep it

On 17 June, a hacker rocked the digital currency world by exploiting a security vulnerability in a non-hierarchical collective Ethereum investment fund, stealing $53m (£36m) in digital currency.

After a usual cyberattack, this would be the end of the story, with the victims left to grieve their losses. However, nothing is ever simple in the unique and quirky world of cryptocurrencies. Join IBTimes UK as we break down what happened in the Ethereum DAO attack, how it happened and what the consequences are.

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