Exchange Leak Puts $620K-Worth of Customer Crypto at Risk
Wolfie Zhao reports:
A South Korea-based exchange has inadvertently leaked sensitive information about 19 of its users, potentially putting some $620,000 worth of cryptocurrency at risk.
According to a report from CoinDesk Korea , an employee of Bitkoex, an exchange launched in May, posted information on how much of the Karma (KRM) cryptocurrency was held by 19 users on the platform in a social media chat last Friday
The report said the leaked message contained the email addresses associated with the users as well as the wallet addresses and private keys to the KRM token in their accounts, which could allow anyone with the information to access the assets.
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