Cybersecurity experts from a subsidiary of Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group (MUFG), Japan Digital Design, announced that in collaboration with colleagues from companies L and Plus TokyoWesterns found the data identifying the kidnappers almost $60 million of funds in BTC, MONA and BCH from the Japanese crypto currency exchange Zaif.
Having studied the movement of coins Monacoin since the break-in at the end of October, they analyzed the data for 5 transactions and referred to law enforcement authorities information about their initiator. Message Digital Design Japan, the company was able to identify the IP address of the source of the attack, and the process allowed to evaluate the accuracy and cost of such tracking.
Recall that the Japanese financial services Agency (FSA) considered the first actions of the representatives of the crypto currency exchange Zaif for investigation of burglary and the support of communication with affected individuals is inadequate. The operator of crypto currency exchange, a Tech company Bureau could not produce schemes of compensation funds to victims until late September, and then announced a plan under which compensation undertakes the public investment company Fisco.