Hackers steal around $100 million cryptocurrency from Binance-linked blockchain

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LONDON (Reuters) – Hackers have stolen around $100 million worth of cryptocurrency from a Binance-linked blockchain, Binance CEO Changpeng Zhao said in a tweet on Friday. Zhao said the tokens were stolen from a blockchain “bridge” used in the Binance-linked blockchain called BNB Chain, known as Binance Smart Chain until February. Blockchain bridges are tools used to transfer cryptocurrencies between different applications. Separately, BNB Chain said in a tweet that the hack involved $100 million to $110 million of digital tokens, without specifying which token was affected. BNB Chain also said…