Hackers Take Over Bitcoin Exchange and Miner Domain

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Hackers have been able to take over the domain of a crypto exchange that handles some $270 million in daily volumes by tricking GoDaddy employees. “On the 13th of November 2020, a domain hosting provider “GoDaddy” that manages one of our core domain names incorrectly transferred control of the account and domain to a malicious actor,” Mike Kayamori, CEO of Liquid said before adding: “This gave the actor the ability to change DNS records and in turn, take control of a number of internal email accounts. In due course, the malicious actor was able to partially compromise our infrastructure, and gain access to document storage.” They say the coins are safe but “the malicious actor was able to obtain personal information from our user database. This may include data such as your email, name, address and encrypted password. We are continuing to investigate whether the malicious actor also obtained access…

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