600,000 worth of crypto stolen during Ledger Connect attack

Ledger estimates the amount of stolen crypto-currencies during the hacking of its kit Connect à 600,000 dollars. The wallets hardware will authorize the signatures to theblind since his devices.

This Wednesday on X, Ledger said that users who had blindly connected to EVM DApps during the attack on its Connect kit earlier this month had lost the equivalent of around $600,000 in digital coins.

We are aware of approximately $600,000 in affected assets stolen from users blind-signing on EVM DApps,” wrote the manufacturer, adding that it was committed to working with the ecosystem to allow only Clear Signing and not Blind Signing with its wallets by next June.

The French company has also indicated that it is committed to ensuring that the victims of the hack are compensated. “We are committed, by all possible means, including goodwill gestures, to ensuring that this is done by the end of February 2024,” its message reads.

Ledger is already in contact with a number of victims and is calling on other affected investors to come forward.

Following the attack, the CEO of the crypto unicorn Pascal Gauthier gave further details of the incident.

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