DragonEx crypto exchange based in Singapore has allegedly been hacked on 24th March 2019. The exchange told its users about the hack through an official message on their telegram channel.
According to the announcement, the hack led to the theft of the cryptocurrencies that belong to the exchange as well as the cryptocurrencies that belong to the users. The hack was instantly identified by the DragonEx team.
According to the official announcement by the admin, they were able to retrieve only a portion of the total cryptocurrencies and the team is working hard to get back the other stolen cryptocurrencies as well. Also, the team has informed many judicial administrations about the cybercrime base lodged by the exchange which includes Singapore, Thailand, Hongkong, Estonia etc. The team is currently trying to assist the police in the investigation and the exchange has currently shut down its operations.
The admin also told the users that DragonEx is taking full responsibility for the lost assets of users. The total amount of cryptocurrencies that were compromised during the hack is however still unknown.
The admin also stated a warning that the exchange will never ask the users about any personal information such as password, verification code, SMS code etc and users shall be aware of such fact. The admin also provided twenty addresses to which the hacked or stolen cryptocurrencies were sent. These twenty addresses are of twenty different cryptocurrencies such as BTC, LTC, ETH, XRP etc.
The admin also requested other cryptocurrency exchange as well as the people in the cryptocurrency industry to help them in investigating the case and trace the cryptocurrencies.