Bitmex Twitter Briefly Hacked, “Funds Are Safe”


The Twitter account of Bitmex, one of the biggest crypto derivatives exchange, was briefly hacked today. The hackers were kind enough to let everyone know the account was hacked before stating “last day for withdrawals.” The exchange was quickly able to recover the account, stating: “We would like to reassure our users that while the trolls may target our Twitter account, you may rest assured that all funds are safe.”Questions are being raised on whether that is indeed the case at the user level because thousands of emails have apparently been leaked following a security breach.There are reports of individuals receiving the email addresses of 1,000 accounts.Others say they have not received any email from Bitmex. Bitmex itself said:“Earlier today, some of our users received an email which contained the email addresses of other users in the ‘to’ field. We apologise for the concern this communication may have caused. This…

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