Crypto Exchange DragonEx Hacked: ‘Undisclosed Amount’ Stolen, Some Recovered


Singapore based company DragonEx announced Monday on its official Telegram channel that it has recently fallen prey to hacking for a currently unknown amount.

“On March 24th, DragonEx has (sic) encountered attacks from hackers, our users’ crypto assets and Platform crypto assets were transferred and stolen.”

The company has confirmed that some assets have already been recovered.

“We will do our best to retrieve back (sic) the rest of the stolen assets.”

We can expect further details on the attack in about of week but we do know that at least Thailand, Singapore, Estonia, and Hong Kong have been alerted of the attack and DragonEx is working with police on the ongoing investigations.

Earlier today, DragonEx shared wallet addresses as a part of its continuing effort to take responsibility for the hack. The 20 crypto wallets appeared to contain funds that were hacked from the exchange.

There will be more details on the hack coming as quickly as they are made public.

DragonEx had made announcements the days before the hack that they would be doing scheduled maintenance. It makes one wonder whether the hackers exploited this time to steal funds or if they were worried their exploit would be removed in the update so they pushed their timeline.

Here were the announcements from DragonEx:

DragonExHack1

A DragonEx admin in their Telegram chat sent a message that the following addresses are where the funds were transferred to after being stolen:

BTC: 3BorUkWNFECFDoX877BSd2aPdRbPjPj45C
ETH: 0xa7f72bf63edeca25636f0b13ec5135296ca2ebb2
ETH: 0x30c0D51BD7F76413f4DE0387843223F47010F74D (Huobi)
ETH: 0xa305FAb8bDA7e1638235b054889B3217441Dd645 (Binance)
ETH: xcf0d6470a4f6023561dc644cf37baceeb630d1da (Binance)
XEM: NARDPLCELIFJOYABZSYW2ZHIC7U2YQKOAAPPMEI3
EOS: worldfoxprin whatagoodeos
XRP: r4y4SZNzZDQdFR51RTFq23cjUvtV3WWzHx
ETC: 0x39c46975becee0e12eb384d066228600e02ab82a
NEO: ASwwE8eG2LecYezPUz3UQnBzgbNqoySiLQ
ABBC: AYQz4Zruq16pC8uBF3ThUraWWUo2tTWCaP
LTC: MS2hm59R95XUxek6vxSTSRjfkNHT3CA8gU
BCHABC: qz7r39tdkcq497p9d9mpftzaqh6v228x0uw6z4lf38
XLM: GCFQMAN7G2RHOGALVZ4MHUSCFWQHQDACNAE3T757Y3A7WQVHPXP4QMWWz
XMR: f5f32732ef34e38bd9570dcca9e4d1e2ebb00938e97af06fbfd8dd1e26de85c2
ADA: Ae2tdPwUPEZ6CZNg5kVEcobu1WQfYzdmRPGkgUFiLZ1Wz4cehQhu82HYBNh
ONT: AQj5xK8vKdu3mpaTj2LwW9nc734160Vagy
TRX: TJeMF6CpEDeG94UAF7d4dzjXkgrwwtDGFB
BTM: bm1qcnz52kmsxj8t8nww8eezp387e3dafl8e0k3fse
XAS: A5DgXp3mt7TBsnqnwoRosczaEavSTWY1WY
ICX: hxaca4668f3b18693701c6e220b4a8986095ab7b19
QTUM: QaXoHzBF9nmh5FHzgnamY33Pb11UexTsrc
USDT:
1P4cdD9kTFGV6wmFxbeoZXosRNUrMrMbmN
1JBoGBv7GnqN6ncEi9aSU71gobcMG9R1Ca
114F7vWREusZTRGcEZGoTAuhWvq8T5tzxR
1HapWDybdWW1H61saGokQ88xVaHvfukgu2
17gqLwmBxdmKEP8vaBEn2ghHvj4vqCiR6q
1B6t6RnVMpTQKhbXsr8hNB3DiyXSSkomkU
1873ePU2KzVTdvG7fKaQbXhD9HBrgpPBCE (Bittrex)
1NuUnGaDjH3gpGTXZjtFt9wo6dw7AK778R (Bittrex)

As for now, we will have to wait for all the details to unfold. An admin in the chat said, “Later on, public all the details ” and “This is a big case. We can not rule out any possibilities.”

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