Over $35M in crypto stolen from Atomic Wallet: report

Atomic Walleta provider of crypto wallets is the victim of a attack. More 35 million dollars were stolen, according to reports.

Atomica startup based in Estonia that offers non-custodial wallets and compatible atomic swaps, said Saturday that users had reported that their portfolio had been hacked.

We have received reports of compromised portfolios. We are doing everything we can to investigate and analyze the situation. As more information becomes available, we will share it accordingly.” wrote Atomic Wallet, without further clarification.

According to ZachXBT, several victims of the hack suffered losses in the millions of dollars. One lost $7.95 million in USDT, while another saw her wallet shrink by 1,897 ethers, or around $3.5 million at today’s exchange rate.

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In total, more than $35 million in various cryptocurrencies, including BTC, ETH, ADA, XRP, DOT and DOGE, were stolenaccording to the popular on-chain detective.

Be careful, phishing scammers have already started spamming fake Atomic Wallet refund tweets on Twitter to prey on desperate victims.” he added..

Sunday morning, ZachXBT let it be known that, with the help of other experts, he had managed to recover $1 million worth of tokens belonging to one of the victims.

This Monday, Atomic Wallet published an update and indicated that the attack had affected ” less than 1% of monthly active users “. “The last drained transaction was confirmed more than 40 hours ago. The security investigation is ongoing,” added the startup, adding that it was simultaneously reporting the victims’ addresses to the platforms in order to trace and block the stolen funds.

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This article will be updated as new information becomes available.

Article updated 05/06/2023: last paragraph about the number of wallets impacted added.

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