BTC Crypto Exchange suffers a cyberattack
The world’s largest cryptocurrency mining pool, BTC.com, suffers a cyberattack and approximately $3 million worth of crypto assets were stolen.
BTC.com lost about $700,000 worth of crypto owned by its clients and $2.3 million in digital assets owned by the company.
BTC.com reported the incident to Chinese law enforcement authorities in Shenzhen after detecting the attack on December 3rd, 2022. BTC has recovered some of the stolen cryptocurrency despite not disclosing the amount.
BTC.com said it had taken measures to prevent similar attacks in the future and that the attack has not impacted it. It has taken necessary steps to stop the attacks.
Aside from its digital asset services, BTC.com’s client fund services are unaffected. There is no further information on how the attackers stole the cryptocurrency or if any data or personal information was stolen.