Liquid Global, a Japanese-based cryptocurrency exchange, reported on a Twitter post on Thursday that its warm wallets were attacked by a hacker. They were moving the remaining assets into a cold wallet.
“We are currently investigating and will provide regular updates. In the meantime deposits and withdrawals will be suspended.”
According to the statement issued, the cryptocurrencies leaked were Bitcoin (BTC), Ethereum (ETH), XRP (Ripple), TRX (Tron), EWT (Energy Web Token), and other Ethereum-based tokens. The company did not reveal the total amount hacked, however, news media The Block reported that over $74 million worth of cryptocurrencies might have been stolen.
The Block revealed that the Bitcoin address received 106 BTC worth $4.7 million and the Ethereum address received $69 million worth of ETH and various ERC-20 tokens. Other crypto assets include Tron and XRP which saw theft totaling $10 million.
In another report by London-based blockchain analysis firm Elliptic, it suggested that the digital addresses of the hacker identified by the company had a total of $94 million after looking at the on-chain data flow.