Singapore cryptocurrency exchange DragonEx has notified its users that it has suffered from hacking, said in an official statement issued on 25 March on channel Telegram platform.
The incident, described as “hackers”, resulting in transmission and theft as “user [ … ] and crypto-asset platform,” according to reports, occurred on 24 March and was immediately discovered DragonEx. The administrator of the exchange have notified users that:
“Part of the assets were returned, and we will do everything possible to return the remaining stolen assets. Several jurisdictions were informed about cybercrime, including Estonia, Thailand, Singapore, Hong Kong etc. and we help the police to investigate. All services of the platform will be closed, and the exact situation of asset recovery will be announced in a week.”
The administrator adds that in respect of loss of users “DragonEx will take responsibility, no matter what”. As at the time of publication, the volume of cryptocurrency is unknown.
The second message administrator has warned users about what the official customer service DragonEx will never ask for sensitive information, such as “password confirmation code e-mail code GA code SMS and private key for connection”. The message indicated on vigilant against suspicious messages and indicated contact information for users to seek official help in protecting the integrity of personal data.
In other news today, March 26, the administrator of the exchange published an update of the channel Telegram that specifies 20 wallet addresses, which are deemed to have been transferred the stolen assets. It seems that each address corresponds to a unique cryptocurrency – 20 of 20 addresses for different cryptocurrencies – among these addresses Bitcoin (BTC), Ethereum (ETH), EOS, Ripple (XRP) Litecoin (LTC), as well as many other large and smaller market capitalization alithinou.
The update addresses the readers of the channel, saying:
“We sincerely request all our colleagues to exchange and other strengths in the industry, please help us to investigate and trace assets, freeze them and stop the flow of assets.”
As the community awaits news about the further details of hacking DragonEx, the new Zealand stock exchange Cryptopia, which in mid-January of this year, suffered from hacking in the amount of $ 16 million, has recently resumed trade 40 cryptocurrencies.
According to CoinMarketCap, DragonEx reported 187 704 466 USD. US in the bidding for 24 hours
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