- They don’t know how the hacker carried out the attack.
- But they say that the number of victims does not exceed 0.1% of the total number of users.
- Case investigation continues
Last night, June 20, Atomic Wallet published on their Twitter page the official report on the hack in early June. The service claims that the number of victims is about 0.1% of the total number of users.
Also in Atomic Wallet actually recognizedthat still do not know the reason for the hack:
“None of the proposed options have been confirmed as a factor causing the crash, at least in the latest versions of the application.”
The administration of the service noted that the security infrastructure has been updated. And the assemblies are checked by external auditors, whose names the company, however, did not name.
They also confirmed here that they will continue to work with law enforcement agencies and experts from among the community members in order to find the perpetrators. The full statement can be found at link.
What is known about this hack at the moment?
It happened on June 3rd. Atomic Wallet user accounts were attacked, some of which were completely depleted. At first it was about $30,000 damage, then $100,000.
Two days later, the stolen goods began to be output through the mixer. According to Elliptic, the Lazarus Group is behind the service hack, and most of the funds settled on the Russian cryptocurrency exchange.
The Atomic Wallet announcement described above is the company’s first message to its users since the incident.