The cryptocurrency exchange Zaif (Zihu) operated by Tech Bureau Inc. announced on the 20th that the cryptocurrency managed by the company leaked due to hacking attacks .
The damage amount seems to be about 6.7 billion yen , and the company is currently hurried to confirm details.
Zaif announced on July 17 that the deposit and withdrawal of three currencies of Bitcoin (BTC) , Bitcoin Cash (BCH) , Monacoin (MONA) were suspended due to server failure, but details of the obstacle were obvious It was not done to.
According to this announcement, the company detected server malfunction on 17th, confirmed hacking damage on the next 18th, reported to the Ministry of Finance, reported cause analysis, and reported damages to the investigation authorities.
The concrete method of illegal access this time has not been disclosed to prevent similar types of crime in the future.
The quantity of the stolen cryptocurrency is currently under investigation for Bitcoin 5966 BTC , BCH and MONA.
Also, among the virtual currencies equivalent to about 6.7 billion yen spilled, Tech Bureau’s assets are reported to be about 2.2 billion yen and customers’ assets under custody is estimated to be about 4.5 billion yen .
In order to secure the financial resources of customer assets, Tech Bureau received financial support of 5 billion yen from Fiscal Co., Ltd., and it is said that Fiscco signed a capital alliance to acquire a majority of Tec Bureau’s shares.
In addition, the company has also reported that it has concluded a basic agreement with Kaica Co., Ltd., which handles system development related to FinTech Co., Ltd., with content provision for security improvement.
Although resumption of deposit and withdrawal of cryptocurrency is still unknown at the moment, Zaif plans to strive to restructure the system while receiving support from Fiscal and Kaic.
Author: ぼ に フ ァ 【Coin Desk News】 – Source Post: https://crypto-times.jp/zaif-67-billion-yen-stolen/
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