While hacking cryptocurrency exchanges Coinrail stolen $ 40 million in cryptocurrency

While hacking cryptocurrency exchanges Coinrail stolen $ 40 million in cryptocurrency

Coinrail said on Sunday its platform was hacked resulting in stolen cryptocurrency in the amount of roughly 40 million dollars.

According to the web site Coinrail, the exchange has already suspended its work, in order to cope with “cyber-invasion”, in which the platform was stolen tokens based on the ERC-20.

Coinrail still called only a few tokens which have been stolen, and the exact amount of stolen tokens to be disclosed. So among the stolen tokens are just there: NPXS of Pundi project X ATC token project Aston and NPER project of the same name.

At the same time in the project blog Pundi X Sunday published an article in which the authors hinted that the alleged hacker may have stolen 1,927 ETH, 2.6 billion NPXS, 93 million ATX, 831 million coins DENT, and six other altcoins.

According to CoinMarketCap, the assets in total are worth about $ 40 million at the time of the breach, and now the cost is about 30 million U.S. dollars.

In his post Pundi X assume that after cracking Coinrail managed to mark the address of the kidnappers as “Fake_Phishing1432”.

Etherscan Data.io show that the from address has tried to sell about 26 million tokens NPXS decentralized cryptocurrency exchange IDEX, immediately after the address is received 2.6 billion of those tokens with addresses that are now marked as “Fake_Phishing1431”

Coinrail and Pundi X said that IDEX has frozen the assets of, Fake_Phishing1432 sent to investigate.

In addition, transactions related to Fake_Phishing1431 show that he has received a number of currencies with one single address for a few hours before Coinrail reported the break-in. The list of cryptocurrencies involves ETH, NPSX, ATX, DENT, and tokens of projects such as Kyber Network, Storm , Jibrel Network and Tron.

Etherscan data.io also indicate that after cracking part of the token was sent to another decentralized exchange – EtherDelta.

However, at this stage, the fate of these tokens remains unclear.

Coinrail said on its web site that 70 percent of its provision are secure, because they were moved to a cold wallet which is not available via the Internet.

The remaining 30% of the means of exchange is now frozen at the time of the investigation.

According to CoinMarketCap, the platform takes 90-th place in the ranking of crypto-currencies and the daily trading volume is approximately $ 24 million.

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