A few hours ago crypto markets plunged losing over 14 billion dollars in just a few hours. At the same time news emerged that South Korean crypto exchange Coinrail had suffered an incursion resulting in the theft of various altcoins.
11:20 Coinrail twitter
System checkup due to attempted hacking attack. Some coins (Pundy x, NPXS) have been confirmed and are being checked for additional coin damage. Further details will be reposted/There is a been an cyber intrusion in our system. We’re confiming it and some coins (Pundi X, NPXS) are confimed.
11:40 Coinrail twitter
This is MDL to prevent damage to coins and may cause some coins to be unable to be transferred to the network. We will proceed as fast as possible to avoid damage to you.
12:16 Coinrail twitter
the transmission of the network is frozen in consultation with the current Fundy (NPXS)
all other coins except for some of the leaked coins are kept safe by moving them to the cold wallet.
After confirming the spill, the entire amount of the leaked volume was immediately frozen in cooperation with the NREP team, and the volume was recovered. Coin rails your NREP asset is safe.
NPXS was deposited on the Idex exchange, and the entire volume was frozen in cooperation with the exchange. Currently, we will inform you that the volume is not tradable.
The entire volume was immediately frozen in cooperation with the Aston team after confirming an Aston spill in 14:46.
investigation, the other exchange, coin developers are working hard to recover the total amount of the leaked coins such as Ferndix, Enfer, and Aston in cooperation with two-thirds of the amount collected or recovered, as well as the cooperation of the investigation and related institutions for the remaining coins.