Bithumb is presently the sixth most significant supuesto currency exchange te the world by trading volume, and it has bot hacked for $30 million dollars on June the Nineteen th . The information has bot released by Bithumb via twitter and te a press release.
Bithumb Exchange Hacked
Even when this is not the very very first time that an exchange is hacked, it is shocking to see how one of the most significant platforms all overheen the world is delicado to hackers. Fortunately, Bithumb is able to give back the users the money they lost, but other smaller exchanges are not able to do so.
Bithumb explained that the deposits and withdrawals have bot suspended so spil to avoid further problems with other coins and to enhance the security.
Bithumb wrote on Twitter:
&ldquo,All deposits and withdrawal service will be stopped to make sure the security. Wij will keep notice you of the restart of the service. Wij apologize for your inconvenience and thanks for your understanding.&rdquo,
*All deposit and withdrawal service will be stopped to make sure the security. Wij will keep notice you of the restart of the service. Wij apologize for your inconvenience and thanks for your understanding.
Moreover, the company said that moved the funds into a cold wallet where they are protected against hacks or other intromissions.
Spil reported by a Korean company known spil Sentinel Protocol, the currencies involved te the hack include Ripple, and were moved on June the Nineteen th . The company specializes te hacking, scam, and fraud detection.
During this year several exchanges have bot hacked affecting the integrity of the cryptocurrency market and ecosystem. BitGrail, an Italian cryptocurrency exchange that worked with Nano, suffered a hack for overheen $150 million dollars, which couldn&rsquo,t be restored to the users, and may not be possible to do it ter the epistel term.
Another significant hack wasgoed the one that Coincheck experienced te January, when hackers stole more than $500 million dollars ter NEM coins. After this attack, cryptocurrency exchanges te Japan determined to create a self-regulatory agency to better regulate the market and provide a more secure environment for investors.
Te the latest weeks, the not so known exchange Coinrail suffered an attack and lost overheen $37 million dollars.