The investigation of the hacker attack on the New Zealand cryptocurrency exchange Cryptopia is progressing well, however, due to the complexity of the cyber environment, it can take considerable time. This is stated in the official statement of the local police.
The main efforts of the investigation are aimed at identifying the intruders and returning the stolen cryptocurrency.
Excellent progress is being made in the investigation and we are working with Cryptopia management plus current and former employees who have been providing valuable assistance.
We are working closely with our international partners and cybercrime experts to continue the investigation.
Detective Inspector, New Zealand Police
He also said that investigations at the company's office would be completed by the end of next week.
Meanwhile, according to analytical company Elementus, on the morning of February 7, hackers was able to cash $ 3.2 million from funds stolen through various exchanges, mainly through Etherdelta.
Cryptopia exchange was hacked in mid-January with $16M worth cryptocurrency assets stolen.