The biggest cryptocurrency heist continues to make international headlines. In fact, a company that specializes in cryptocurrency exchange, poly meshThe victim of a record theft of virtual currencies valued at 611 million dollars by experts. The company presented the information on Tuesday, August 10, 2021, confirming that this was the largest amount hacked in the history of decentralized finance.
“We want to communicate with you”
Faced with this situation, the company asked the hacker to return the stolen amount, as it comes from many users and members of the crypto community. “Dear hacker (…) we want to contact you and urge you to return the hacked assets” books poly mesh In a message to the hacker and posted on Twitter. After several days of negotiations, the latter returned almost all the money he had stolen. During this weekend he returned the pirated amount of money. Alleged hacker MrWhiteHat He gave the reasons why he stole these cryptocurrencies and why he did not hesitate to return them.
$33.4 million is still missing
“This has always been the plan. I’m not too concerned with money. I realize it hurts to be attacked but there is a lesson to be learned from this theft for them, right?” pointed out. We note that MrWhiteHat It has taken several types of cryptocurrencies including . tokens ribbed, From BinanceCoin And’Ethereum. Moreover, the full amount has not been returned, because $33.4 million is still missing. As a reminder, the hacker managed to hack this amount after a security breach in poly mesh. It has since been corrected on his instructions.
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