Hotbit cryptocurrency exchange down after hackers targeted wallets

Sergiu Gatlan reports:

Cryptocurrency trading platform Hotbit has shut down all services for at least a week after a cyberattack that down several of its services on Thursday evening.

Hotbit assured its roughly 2 million registered users from over 210 countries (500,000 of them using the platform’s Android app) that their cryptocurrency assets were “safe and secure.”

“Hotbit just suffered a serious cyber attack starting around 08:00 PM UTC, April 29,2021, which led to the paralyzation of a number of some basic services,” the exchange said.

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