- The U.K.-based platform has estimated that a total of 6% of its cryptocurrency has been lost to the attack with an estimated $4 million being withdrawn through Poloniex. The dollar figure of what was lost overall in the hack wasn’t immediately known.
- The exchange said assets cannot be recovered by EXMO due to criminals withdrawing the funds through PoloniexÂ
- â€œ$1 million in ZEC [zcash] stolen from EXMO have been withdrawn through the Poloniex crypto exchange,â€ an EXMO spokesperson told CoinDesk Friday.
- On the day of the attack, EXMO said it had contacted cryptocurrency exchange Poloniex with a request to block an associated account and informed London police about the breach.
- EXMO reported losses in six of the 57 cryptocurrencies it supports: ethereum classic. Each digital asset is hosted on its own server, the firm said.
- The platform said it hopes to soon be able to fully reinstate withdrawals and deposit functions on its exchange which has resumed most of its work.
- â€œWe are making some final preparations and checks at the moment before enabling depositing and withdrawing on EXMO. It will soon be ready,â€ said the EXMO spokesperson.Â
- EXMO stressed that those users affected by the incident will be covered by the exchange.
- Poloniex did not immediately respond to a request for comment.
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