Huobi and Shiba Inu community to help BitMart overcome $200M hack

Huobi and Shiba Inu community to help BitMart overcome $200M hack

Over the weekend, hackers made away with nearly $200 million in 20 different tokens. Following a near $200 million hack on the BitMart exchange, the Shiba Inu (SHIB) community and crypto exchange Huobi Global aim to help the exchange strengthen security and track inflows of stolen assets.On Dec. 5, crypto exchange BitMart became victim to a hot wallet compromise hosted over the Ethereum (ETH) and Binance Smart Chain (BSC) blockchains. As a result, the hackers were able to steal over $196 million, roughly $100 million over the Ethernet network and around $96 million over the BSC....


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