Bitpoint Cryptocurrency Exchange Hacked
OREANDA-NEWS Marketplace suspended work and launched an investigation into the incident, $ 23 million that the hackers kidnapped belonged to customers.
On Friday, July 12, the Japanese Bitpoint cryptographic service suspended work after a hacker attack. The criminals withdrew $ 32 million from the hot wallet platform, $ 24 million of which belonged to customers. At the moment, the company finds out the details of the incident, CoinDesk writes.
The site supports trading of five digital assets: Bitcoin, Ethereum, Bitcoin Cash, Litecoin and XRP. In the near future additional information on hacking should be published.
Last time, the Japanese stock exchanges suffered losses as a result of hacker attacks last September. Then, $ 60 million was withdrawn from the Zaif site, after which the local financial regulator conducted a large-scale check and tightened the requirements for crypto-bureaux.