Updated on 2022-11-04: Deribit crypto-heist
Cryptocurrency exchange Deribit said it was hacked this week after a threat actor hacked its hot wallet and stole $28 million worth of cryptocurrency. Read more: Crypto Exchange Deribit Hacked for $28M in Bitcoin, Ethereum, USDC
Deribit hot wallet compromised, but client funds are safe and loss is covered by company reserves
Our hot wallet was hacked for USD 28m earlier this evening just before midnight UTC on 1 November 2022.
— Deribit (@DeribitExchange) November 2, 2022
Deribit, a crypto derivatives platform, confirmed that a hacker stole $28 million from its hot wallets. The firm had to halt withdrawals. Read more: $28 million stolen from cryptocurrency platform Deribit