Japan-based cryptocurrency exchange ” Liquid” announced that it had suffered a cyber attack. According to the statements made by the company, during the attacks in question, 80 million dollars cryptocurrency theft took place. Stock exchange officials, who take immediate action on the attack and the stolen money, ensure that all withdrawal and deposit processes are carried out. has been discontinued they explained.
Liquid officials, the cyber attack and the announcement of the theft of $ 80 million worth of crypto money, Twitter. Announcing that they will manage the process with great transparency, the authorities seem to be keeping their word with the prestige of the moment. Because the wallets to which the stolen crypto money is transferred are one by one. disclosed. In addition, the last step reached within the scope of the investigation is explained at systematic intervals.
The type and size of stolen cryptocurrencies have been detected:
One of the most used platforms in the crypto money world. Cointelegraph conducted a research in line with the information provided by Liquid. According to Cointelegraph, which says that it can detect the type and size of stolen cryptocurrencies within the scope of this research, hackers; 107 Bitcoin, 9 million Tron, 11 million Ripple and Ethereum and ERC-20 token worth $60 million they stole.
One of the well-known exchanges Jonny Lyu, CEO of KuCoin made a statement about Liquid’s attack. Stating that they are aware of the attack on the stock market and that they have taken precautions, Lyu shared the addresses that Liquid shared and said to be related to hackers. added to blacklist, thus stating that they have done their best for the time being.