Remitano exchange reportedly hacked worth $2.7 million; $1.4 million frozen by Tether
On September 14, the crypto exchange Remitano was faced with large withdrawals under suspicious circumstances, and some blockchain analysts concluded that it may have been hacked. A total of $ 2.7 million worth of cryptocurrency was withdrawn as a result of suspicious transactions. Tether froze the address allegedly used by the attacker, potentially saving customers $1.4 million. cryptography.Around 12:45 a.m., the well-known Remitano hot wallet wallet began sending money to an address with no history. About $ 1.4 million in Tether (USDT), $ 208,000 in USD Coin (USDC) and 104,000 Ankr tokens (worth $ 2,000 at that time) were transferred to the new address.Blockanalytical platform ain Cyvers informs the crypto community about suspicious suspicious transactions uyardı.ML the ALERTOUR system managed by has been detected a large number of abnormal operations 3, which led to a total loss of $2.7 million with the @remitano exchange from the chains. We have contacted the team to October to prevent additional losses. and taking initiatives for the return of allegedly stolen money #CyversAlert pic.twitter.com/lug03WzNh9Tether Later, the address was blocked to prevent the attacker from corrupting the USDT, which prevented the movement of more than $1.4 million from the lost cryptocurrency. Remitano has not yet released a statement about the incident. Remitano is a peer-to-peer Decryptionpaying Sunday to provide payment exchange and processing services for emerging markets. It serves users in Pakistan, Ghana, Venezuela, Cambodia, Kenya, Malaysia, India, South Africa, Vietnam and Nigeria.In 2023, a series of crypto exchanges occurred, which led to the leaking of secret keys and the theft of funds. US officials claim that these attacks originated from the Lazarus Group, a cybercrime organization with alleged links to the North Korean government. The group allegedly stole $41 million from the betting site on September 4 and $27 million from Coinex on September 4. 12.This is a developing story and more information will be added as it becomes available.