Hackers hacked a cryptocurrency wallet. As a result of the hack, they seized 8 million dollars of crypto money. Here are the details…
Hack alert on cryptocurrency platform
The hackers are working hard, spending around $8 million on an ongoing BitKeep wallet exploit. On December 26, some users of the multi-chain crypto wallet BitKeep reported that their funds were drained and transferred while they were not using their wallets. The BitKeep team has confirmed in the official Telegram groups that some APK package downloads were hijacked by some attackers and loaded with code placed by hackers. The statement included the following:
If your coins have been stolen, the app you downloaded or updated may be a hacked unknown version (unofficial release version).
As the hack continued, the BitKeep team urged its users to transfer their funds to a wallet from official sources such as Google Play and Apple App Store. Apart from that, the team asked the community members to use the newly created wallet addresses. Because their previous addresses may have already been “leaked to hackers”. To assist with the investigation, the BitKeep team asked affected users to submit relevant materials via a Google form they provided.
Hackers stole four cryptocurrencies
A dubious hacker wallet address already has more than $5 million in digital assets. While the amount of abuse is still uncertain and attackers are currently transferring funds to multiple wallet addresses, blockchain security and analytics firm PeckShield; He highlighted that there is more than $8 million in Tether, DAI, Ethereum and Binance Coin.
This is not the first attack on BitKeep. cryptocoin.com As we reported, on October 17, the BitKeep wallet suffered an abuse when the attacker stole $1 million worth of BNB. The exploit was carried out through a service that enabled token swaps. The wallet firm has suspended the service and promised refunds to all affected users. After October, which was the worst month in the crypto industry in terms of hacks and exploits, attackers seem to be on the attack again.