GateHub users lost 23 million XRP during a hacking attack

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Hackers stole GateHub's users 23 million XRPs

The creative director of 2K/DENMARK company, Thomas Silkjær, said that as a result of the hacker attack, GateHub users lost 23 million Ripple XRP tokens (approximately $9.6 million at the current rate).

According to Silkjær, during the attack that began on June 1, 80-90 user wallets were hacked and, as a result, 23,200,000 XRPs were sent to 12 addresses. It soon became clear that out of this amount, 13.1 million XRP were on various exchanges and transaction mixing services.

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As he notes, the following services are among the recipients of the stolen funds:

  • changelly.com,
  • changenow.io,
  • kucoin.com,
  • huobi.com,
  • exmo.me,
  • hitbtc.com,
  • binance.com,
  • alfacashier.com․

It is currently unknown how hackers attacked the service. Representatives of GateHub confirmed the problem, but could not provide more detailed information.

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Recall that as a result of hacking (early in March) the large South Korean stock exchange Bithumb lost 20.000.000 XRP and 3.000.000 EOS.