October 20, 2020

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

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

BitMEX cryptocurrency exchange has made a mass mailing to its users, in which it disclosed addresses e-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 isthe main priority, and we are very sorry for the situation, ”said BitMEX, adding that at the moment its employees are studying the problem to determine its root cause.

Later, it looks like the official BitMEX page inTwitter has been hacked. Tweets appeared in the account according to which users had one day left to withdraw money from BitMEX. Tweets were deleted literally a few minutes after they were posted.

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