For cryptocurrency investors, the security of exchanges is one of the key points to consider. In recent years, Zaif has begun with the incident of Coincheck, Zaif has also suffered hacking, and it is no longer people.
Meanwhile, a report was released that 54% of all cryptocurrency exchanges have security holes .
A hacking attack of 6.7 billion yen leaked to the cryptocurrency exchange Zaif (Zif)
ICOrating.com at the ICO rating site conducted a survey on exchanges’ security holes and released a report that many of them were sloppy security. The site surveyed 100 exchanges with 24-hour transaction volume exceeding 1 million dollars (about 131 million yen).
The result is as follows.
- 41% allow passwords with 8 or fewer characters
- 37% allow passwords with numbers or alphabets only
- 5% can be registered without authentication of mail address
- 3% does not adopt 2FA
It was 46% of the total that fulfilled all four, and only 4% was evaluated as having advanced security .
On the other hand, security concerning registrars and domains is also subject to investigation, and the following results are announced.
- 2% use registry lock
- 10% adopt DNSSEC (extended function to prevent data forgery)
ICOrating.com also released rankings that quantified each security, with the top being Kraken after Coinbase and OKcoin at the bottom.
Article Source: ICOrating.com
Those who are lost in choosing overseas exchanges may refer to this report
Author: kaz 【Coin Desk News】 – Source Post: https://crypto-times.jp/security-hole-in-54-of-all-exchanges/
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