Some Blockfolio users received on Tuesday shocking news the app in what has now been confirmed as a violation of the platform signal.
The hackers responsible for the violation sent racist and abusive messages, threaten to withdraw their money or risk losing their deposits.
In response to the matter, Blockfolio publishes a Tweet in which he apologized for the incident and assured users of the safety of their funds.
According to Blockfolio The violation only affected the signaling protocols and not the actual trading environment.
So is the platform promised to credit all users with trading features with $ 10as well as others who register during the week.
The CEO of FTX, Sam Bankman-Fried, to answered about the incident via his Twitter account This indicates that the company will be conducting a security review of the Blockfolio logs. As previously reported by Cointelegraph, FTX acquired Blockfolio in August 2020 for $ 150 million. According to Bankman-Fried:
“No member of the Blockfolio team wanted this to happen. However, we are all responsible for our product and will do our best to correct this problem. I will also be making a donation to the ACLU today, as well as some of the other staff. “
The Blockfolio hack is another example of this How resources on cryptocurrency platforms are also attacked by malicious hackers. Manufacturers of crypto exchanges and wallet hardware have identified breaches in recent months that expose sensitive user data.
Indeed, with Ledger’s data leak, Some affected users have even been threatened with physical harm after their phone numbers and home addresses were leaked online.