HECO Chain Hack Occurs Causing $86 Million In Losses
- HECO Chain, co-founded by Justin Sun, faces an $86 million security breach, detected by Cyvers Alerts.
- Peckshield Alert notes a 10,145 ETH transfer, suggesting a compromised address.
- HTX suspends transactions due to the HECO Chain hack, assures full compensation, and addresses the breach.
A substantial $86 million has been illicitly transferred from a HECO account to an undisclosed address, as reported by the on-chain security platform Cyvers Alerts.
HECO Chain Hack Confirmed With $86 Million Illicit Transfer Detected
HECO Chain, a collaboration between Tron and BitTorrent led by Justin Sun, witnessed this mysterious transfer, detected by Cyvers Alerts’ AI-powered system.
The stolen assets, detailed by BitJungle Monitor, encompass a variety of cryptocurrencies, including 346,994 TUSD, 42,399 LINK, 619,000 USDC, 173,200 UNI, 346.9 million SHIB, 489 HBTC, 42.11 million USDT, and 10,145 ETH. Peckshield Alert noted an additional 10,145 ETH transfer, suggesting a potential compromise of the operator’s address in the HECO Chain hack.
Justin Sun confirmed the compromise between HECO Chain and HTX in a recent statement, assuring users that HTX would fully compensate for losses incurred in the hot wallet. Deposits and withdrawals on the platform are temporarily suspended, emphasizing the platform’s commitment to securing the remaining funds during the investigation.
HTX Suspends Transactions and Pledges Full Compensation
The platform’s proactive suspension of deposits and withdrawals underscores its dedication to mitigating potential risks and protecting user assets during the ongoing investigation.
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