Hacking to Virtual Currency Exchange bit Point Unauthorized Outflow Amount is 3.5 Billion Yen |
On the 12th, Remix Point announced that there was an illegal outflow of virtual currency at Bitpoint Japan, which operates a virtual currency exchange business at a subsidiary. The outflow is estimated to be over 3.5 billion yen. Bitpoint stops some services early in the morning on the same day. The service was completely stopped from 10:30.
Of the 3.5 billion yen of virtual currency that has flowed out, 2.5 billion yen for customer deposits and 1 billion yen for bit points. All leaked from the hot wallet, it has not been confirmed in the cold wallet managed virtual currency and legal currency.
The virtual currency managed by Hot Wallet is Bitcoin, Bitcoin cash, Ethereal, Lightcoin, 5 stocks of XRP.
Only XRP has announced BitPoint as a coin that confirmed the outflow. However, it is said that the outflow of virtual currency other than XRP is also confirmed.
The coin telegraph Japanese version is checking with the bit points which other coins have flowed out.
The stock price of Remix Point, the parent company, has dropped nearly 20% compared to the previous day’s closing price.