December 2, 2021

The seventh hack for the year brought the loss of bitcoin exchanges to $ 105 million

Hackers hacked the Vietnamese stock exchange VinDAX, losses amounted to $ 500 thousand. Withdraw funds from 23 digital assets, reports The Block.

Hacking and the amount of damage was confirmed by the administrator of the Telegram channel of the exchange. According to him, the incident occurred three days ago.

The Vietnamese exchange is mainly engaged in the sale of tokens of little-known projects through its IEO platform Launchpad. Currently, it hosts the token sale of the MyFie blockchain project.

VinDAX was already the seventh hacked cryptocurrency exchange this year, and the combined damage from the attacks exceeded $ 105 million.

The seventh hack for the year brought the loss of bitcoin exchanges to $ 105 million

The Block Data

In January, hackers hacked New Zealand’s Cryptopia site for $ 3.5 million. In March, Singapore DragonEx ($ 6 million) and South Korean Bithumb ($ 19 million) suffered from cyber attacks.

The May hack of Binance cost the Bitcoin exchange at 7,000 BTC ($ 40.5 million). This was followed by successful hacker attacks on Singapore's Bitrue ($ 4.3 million) and Japanese BitPoint ($ 32 million).

The total damage from hacking cryptocurrency exchanges for the whole time reached $ 1.39 billion.

Recall that last year, an attack on the Japanese exchange Coincheck alone brought hackers more than $ 530 million in XEM tokens.

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