BitMEX investigates email revealing users’ ID, claims user-privacy as the top private – Cryptocurrency News

BitMEX affected the privacy of its users by exposing their email IDs to other users. The crypto derivatives exchange admitted the circulation of the email, revealing the users' mail username. BitMEX later apologized for the mishappening and stated the privacy of its clients as its topmost priority. The exchange reported investing the root cause of the action.

BitMEX sent out a mass email to its users, harming their privacy. The exchange disclosed the email IDs of some users by filling it in the “to” field. Validating the matter, BitMEX declared today that it is aware that some of its users have received a general user update email earlier today, which contained the email addresses of other users.

A twitter user further shared screenshots of the email, revealing numerous IDs of the cryptocurrency derivatives exchange’s customers.

BitMEX professed to investigate the root cause of the action undermining the privacy and stated, “The privacy of our users is a top priority, and we are very sorry for the concern this has caused to our users.”

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