Yet another Japan-based cryptocurrency exchange has been hacked, in which 6.9 billion yen (about $60 million dollars cryptocurrency) has been lost, which includes 5,966 bitcoins.
Licensed exchange named Zaif is operated by Tech Bureau. On Thursday it was said that the exchange had previously seen an unusual out at 17:00 in Japan on September 14, after which the company suspended asset deposit and withdrawal services.
The tech bureau explained that after further investigation, it was found that hackers with unauthorized access to the Hot Welts of the Exchange stole $ 60 million in Bitcoin, Bitcoin Cash and MonaCoin. It is being said that the accurate amount of bitcoin cash theft remains unknown.
The Exchange said that since its own asset reserve currently has about 2.2 billion yen (or $ 20 million), it has reached an agreement with the Japan-listed firm, FISO, to replace a large portion of ownership of $ 44.5 Million Investments Can Be Found
The tech bureau said that given the nature of unauthorized fund access, it has registered a criminal case for further investigation by the local authorities.
This incident marks the second hack in Japan this year, also stated that hackers had stolen $ 520 million in NEM token in January. Financial Services Agency (FSA) – Japan Financial Monitoring – has launched a series of inspections on cryptocurrency exchanges in connection with its security measures in the country.
The FSA issued a commercial enhancement order specifically to the Tech Bureau in March on its security and Anti-Money Laundering Enhancements.