Bitcoin, Ethereum, Tron, XRP Worth $97,000,000 Looted in Massive Crypto Exchange Hack

Japan’s cryptocurrency Exchange Liquid Global has come under Massive Attack, losing control of tens of millions of dollars in leading crypto assets such as bitcoin (BTC), Ethereum (ETH), tron (TRX) and XRP.

 
Blockchain analyst company Elliptic monitors hacking and counts the numbers. According to a blog post, the company claims $ 97 million in cryptocurrency was stolen.

Source: Elliptic
“This includes $ 45 million in ethereum tokens, which are currently converted to ether using decentralized exchanges (DeX’s) such as uniswap and SushiSwap. This allows a hacker to avoid freezing these assets ” as much as possible with many Ethereum tokens.”

After discovering the Flash hack, Liquid quickly informed viewers on Twitter with a list of addresses where the assets had been sent, and two hours later looked at a list that included TRON and XRP.

“Updating the important notice:

The following assets were transferred to a hacker at the following addresses:

BTC1Fx1bhbCwp5LU2gHxfRNiSHi1QSHwzlf7q

ETH / ERC-20 0x5578840aae68682a9779623fa9e8714802b59946

ETH 0x8762db106b2c2a0bccb3a80d1ed41273552616e8

… We will continue to work with the community to take the right action.

Revised list:

ETH 0xefb33ccafc98d5fdb27a6f5ff17350ca76bf3b53

ETH 0xca0e7269600d353f70b14ad118a49574555c0f2f

Trxtspcue3bdfzntp1cutrrdxrpeevwhuxbp

XRP rfapBqj7rUkGju7oHTwBwhEyXgwkEM4yby”

In April, Liquid Global named Crypto-credit platform Celsius Network as the company’s crypto protector. In the wake of the hack, Celsius CEO Alex Machinki told his 117,800 followers on Twitter that Celsius’s assets and accounts were safe because of the liquidity breach.

Liquid is not the only Japanese cryptocurrency exchange to undergo a major hack.

In 2014, the infamous Tokyo crypto exchange Mt. Gox crashed after a hacker seized 850,000 BTC from the platform.

More recently, the Coincheck cryptocurrency exchange was hacked in 2018 when hundreds of millions of dollars were blocked on XRP rather than tokens

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