June 18, 2024

In the email newsletter, BitMex revealed the email addresses of platform users

In the email newsletter, BitMex revealed the email addresses of platform users

Crypto derivatives exchange BitMEX made a mass mailing to its users, in which it disclosed the addressese-mail of other clients of the platform, which can directly affect their privacy. The list of addresses is available in the "To" field.

On Friday, BitMEX announced that it “knows that some of our users have received an email with an update that contained the email addresses of other users.”

A Twitter user with the @sakuraricebird nickname shared email screenshots showing the email addresses of BitMEX clients.

The privacy of our users is a top priority, and we are very sorry for this situation," BitMEX said, adding that for nowIts employees are investigating the problem to determine its root cause.

Later, it appears that BitMEX's official pageTwitter was hacked. Tweets appeared in the account, according to which users have one day left to withdraw money from BitMEX. The tweets were deleted literally minutes after they were published.

Recall that earlier today, BitMEX management announced its intention to update its indices by November 22.