Coincheck to Resume Withdrawal on 2/13/2018

It looks like big Japanese cryptocurrency exchange is restoring after recent hack
13 February 2018   1470

Japanese cryptoexchange Coincheck announced that it will resume the withdrawal of the funds from next Tuesday.

Regarding resumptions of JPY withdrawals Currently, all customer JPY assets are being stored in a customer-specific account in a major financial institution. We plan to resume normal operations for JPY withdrawals from the following date and will process customer requests in the order in which they come in. Resumption date: 2/13/2018. Withdrawal currency: JPY 


Thus, users of the Japanese exchange, who did not have the opportunity to access their funds after hacking, finally be able to withdraw them.

The Coincheck exchange reported on hacking at a press conference on January 26, according to which it became known that about 500 million NEM tokens ($ 533 million at the time of the hacking) were stolen from the trading site purse.

The authorities said that neglect of risks was an OK situation at the Coincheck exchange, which was the reason for the hacking, and demanded that the exchange report on the incident.

Recently it became known that hackers attempted to enclose the NEM tokens stolen from Coincheck in one of the Philippine ICOs.

Poloniex to Suspend Operations for Few Hours

Representatives of the exchange say users' funds will be completely safe during maintenance
21 February 2019   55

The cryptocurrency exchange Poloniex has announced maintenance, which will begin on February 22 at 22 UTC. The trading platform will be unavailable for several hours.

Representatives of the exchange claim that the users' funds will be completely safe. Technical work associated with the modernization and transition "to the best data centers, which will increase the reliability of the platform and increase uptime."

Also in Poloniex noted that the trade orders of users will not be canceled.

Recall, recently Poloniex has added to the listing of privacy-oriented cryptocurrency Grin.