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BitKeep Confirms Cyber Attack, Loses Over $9 Million in Digital Currencies
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BitKeep Confirms Cyber Attack, Loses Over $9 Million in Digital Currencies

BitKeep, a decentralized multi-chain cryptocurrency wallet, acknowledged a hack on its website on Wednesday that allowed threat actors to spread fake copies of its Android app with the intention of stealing users' digital money. In a "large-scale hacking event," according to BitKeep CEO Kevin Como, "the altered APK caused the disclosure of user's private keys and enabled the hacker to move funds." A total of $9.9 million worth of assets have reportedly been stolen so far, according to multi-chain blockchain explorer OKLink and blockchain security firm PeckShield. In a series of tweets, BitKeep said, "Funds taken are on BNB Chain, Ethereum, TRON and Polygon." "The robbery used more than 200 addresses from the other three chains read the complete article BitKeep Confirms Cyber Atta...