Claims to be “the most comprehensive and secure cryptocurrency trading platform in the world” Announce Yesterday, a hacker stole $90 million worth of Bitcoin, Ethereum and XRP from “some encrypted wallets” under his management.
The company is called Liquid, according to its website, The security of its platform is one of its main selling points. But this did not prevent hackers from stealing $90 million worth of cryptocurrency from the platform’s “hot wallet”.
Crypto wallets usually only use two kinds of temperature to describe: hot and cold. “Hot” wallets are always connected to the Internet; “cold” wallets are not. Therefore, so-called “warm” wallets are always connected, but have more protection than hot wallets.
Liquid stated in its incident report that its “team is still evaluating the attack vectors used and taking steps to mitigate the impact on users.” On its website, it warned customers not to transfer any cryptocurrency to their Liquid wallet address .
and $600 million theft From the Poly Network decentralized financial platform, no matter how many stolen (less than one-sixth) and entertainment value (so far, this hacker has not Said anything about Batman).
But there seems to be another key difference: Poly Network hackers Return stolen fundsSo far, it seems that people who have stolen $90 million worth of cryptocurrency from Liquid are more interested in cashing out rather than improving the security of the exchange.