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Hacked Livecoin exchange moved to a new domain The Livecoin cryptocurrency exchange, which was hacked at the end of December 2020, announced the move to the temporary Livecoin.news domain. According to representatives of the exchange, they managed to partially regain access to media channels. However, the new site is still the only channel of communication with customers. Livecoin did not give an exact date for the resumption of the platform's operation.
The exchange is ready to pay rewards for information about the attack. Recall that on December 24, the price of bitcoin on the Livecoin exchange jumped to several hundred thousand dollars, and the withdrawal of funds from the platform became unavailable.
At the same time, director Svetlana Geller deleted her Telegram account. Users assumed that the founders of the platform made an exit scam.
Soon, a message appeared on the main page of the site that a "carefully planned attack" was made on the exchange, and the administration completely lost control of the servers, backend and nodes.
According to preliminary estimates, unknown persons stole 106 BTC, 361 ETH and 236 BCH.
Later, unknown people left a message on the site of the recently hacked Livecoin exchange demanding a ransom in bitcoins. Now this message is supplemented with the phrase: "Oops! The time is up, Livecoin…»