Today, on August 7, the Binance cryptocurrency exchange announced an unknown hacker who demanded 300 Bitcoins for not disclosing personal information about the exchanger's clients. Exchange employees offered a reward of 25 Bitcoins for helping to identify the identity of the attacker.
Hacking personal data on Binance.
According to a Binance blog post, an unknown hacker claims to have KYC information from several exchanges. When the exchange employees asked the attacker to confirm the data source, he demanded 300 BTC. Then the hacker refused to provide evidence of hacked private information about clients.
As it was reported by the employees of the exchanger, later the hacker turned to the press under a false pretext, portraying good intentions. As it became known, the exchange has already contacted the relevant law enforcement agencies, and "will work closely with them to pursue this person."
The latest cryptocurrency news reports that after the information about hacking the customer information base, the cost of the Binance Coin cryptocurrency fell to $ 27 per coin.
It was also reported on the website that if someone can provide information that will help to identify this person, Binance agree to reward the user in the amount of up to 25 BTC, depending on the relevance of the data provided.
An unknown hacker requires 300 Bitcoins from the Binance exchanger. Recall that the hacked Japanese BITpoint cryptocurrency exchange partially resumed tradingTrading
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