New Zealand cryptocurrency exchange Cryptopia gave an idea of the amount of assets that were lost as a result of the recent hacking.
“We continue to work on the assessment of the damage incurred as a result of hacking in January. We currently estimate that in the worst case it was stolen 9.4% of the total amount of our assets,” the company wrote on Twitter.
We are continuing to work on assessing the impact incurred as a result of the hack in January. Currently, we have calculated that worst case 9.4% of our total holdings was stolen. Please keep an eye on our page for further updates today.
— Cryptopia Exchange (@Cryptopia_NZ) February 27, 2019
The assessment of the damage from hacking in money terms, the crypto currency exchange is not called.
Cryptopia stopped work on January 15, saying the security breach, “which led to significant losses”. In the future, the company does not comment on the hacking incident, citing an investigation that leads the police. The amount of damage and called law enforcement, denoting it as “significant”.
Experts of the analytical company Elementus has estimated the losses of the exchange from breaking $16 million in Ethereum and other tokens ERC-20. Elementus later discovered that the unauthorized withdrawal of funds from the wallets of users Cryptopia continues.
The crypto currency exchange on Twitter also urged users not to transfer funds to the old addresses.
In mid-February, police said that investigations in the office of Cryptopia is completed, and the exchange may resume its work. The company has not yet said when this might happen.