DragonEx Crypto Exchange Claims Loss Of Client Funds As A Result Of Hack
The DragonEx crypto exchange in the official Telegram channel announced the hacking of its platform. According to the announcement, the company lost control over client funds, which were then successfully withdrawn by cybercriminals. She does not specify the scale of the incident.
“Part of the assets was returned. We will do our best to recover the remaining assets. Several jurisdictions have been informed of cybercrime, including Estonia, Thailand, Singapore and Hong Kong, ”the exchange wrote..
DragonEx representatives announced the suspension of trading and promised to outline the entire course of events, as well as to assess the amount of damage within a week.
Later, the administrator of the Telegram channel reported that the DragonEx team tracked the movement of assets from a list of 20 cryptocurrencies, including Bitcoin, Ethereum, Litecoin and USDT.
These assets have been moved to popular cryptocurrency exchanges such as Binance, Bittrex, and Huobi. DragonEx asked them to freeze funds coming from the addresses of the attackers. To date, Huobi and Gate.io have responded to the request by blocking the respective accounts..
It is also noteworthy that information about the hack was published only on Telegram. On Twitter and on Reddit, the company did not post any notifications in connection with the latest incident..
DragonEX was founded in November 2017 in Singapore. According to CoinMarketCap data, the exchange is ranked 33rd in the list of the largest trading platforms in terms of volume over the past 30 days.
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