Media to Report on Negotiations of Binance With Hacker

Looks like it's all not that simple; as always, by the way
08 August 2019   667

A hacker under the pseudonym Bnatov Platon claims that he was able to investigate intruders who blew up Binance's Bitcoin exchange in May. According to him, Plato also identified. 60,000 files with KYC Binance user data. CoinDesk, to whom Plato provided some evidence.

So, the publication received 636 files with KYC data and managed to confirm the authenticity of two documents (date - February 24, 2018). At the same time, another document was partially modified for unknown reasons, but also contained some relevant data.

Platon emphasized that he was able to hack an insider who established general access to software (using the API) and helped to get 7000 BTC in May, and thus gain access to users' personal data.

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Note that Platon himself considers himself a white hacker. He required a reward from Binance for providing information about intruders (names, phone numbers, photos, server data, correspondence). As a result, they told him that they would not respond to extortion.

When I require money, I can just hack out one exchange account balance (hacker’s). I could retrieve more than 600 or 700 coins easily by hacking hacker’s wallet.

Bnatov Platon

White hacker

Platon claims to have tracked the hackers to the wallet from the provider, then, according to him, they laundered at least 2,000 BTC through Bitmex, Yobit, KuCoin and Huobi sites.

Now he intends to publish personal data in the public domain.

My decision for negotiation with Binance was wrong. They are not the right people… so I will just publish all data to its customers. Current interest of mine is those hackers and insider in your company [Binance]. Would love to see their reaction when the news is published.

Bnatov Platon

White hacker

Binance haven't reported yet on the Coindesk's article, but Zhao retweeted a tweet with Coindesk criticism.

Binance claimed that there's no evidence has been submitted that any photos with KYC data were obtained from them.

For the information about the Platon exchange offers 25 BTC.

In May Binance was subjected to a hacker attack, during which attackers brought out 7000 BTC. The losses were covered from the funds created in the middle of last year by the #SAFU fund.

Bittrex to Go For Maintenance After 1/3 Funds Moved

Users suspects hack, but exchange says "funds are safe"
05 December 2019   75

The Bittrex cryptocurrency exchange has announced scheduled maintenance today, December 5, from 22:00 to 23:00 (GMT). On the eve, a third of its assets were transferred to an unknown wallet.

During maintenance, users will not be able to log into the system or use the APIs. Trading will be suspended.

On December the 4th, populat Twitter account posted that "43,564 #BTC (313,074,134 USD) transferred from Bittrex to unknown wallet." Users suspected that the exchange was hacked, but the exchange . 

Closures for scheduled maintenance only heightened suspicion. However, the Bittrex team assures that "that claim is false."