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Zaif-Hack: perpetrators believed to be from Europe

In September, hackers, crypto-currencies, stole a value of 59 Million U.S. dollars from the Japanese crypto-stock exchange Zaif. The investigators now suspect that the culprit come from Europe.

Like BTC-ECHO reportedstole from a Hacker in September, crypto-currencies to the value of 59 million U.S. dollars from the Japanese crypto-stock exchange Zaif. The attackers stole the Bitcoin, Bitcoin, Cash, and MonaCoin. By using the (by market capitalization) of the smallest crypto-currency MonaCoin, the thieves could be identified soon.

Investigators ran their own Full Nodes to find hackers

Japanese investigators took advantage of MonaCoin, in order to identify the IP addresses of the hackers. Principal investigator Japan, Digital Design co., Ltd. (JDK), a subsidiary of Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group (MUFG), the second largest Bank Holding company in the world. Apparently, undermined the investigators Mona coins Blockchain. As Nikkei reports, it operated 222 MonaCoin Full Nodes and the signed transactions. These records contain, among other things, the IP addresses of the Wallets from which the transactions originate. Based on this, the investigators have discovered five transactions, of which you believe you belong to the thieves. According to UPI were four transactions from France and from Germany. How helpful these IP addresses are, however, remains to be seen. Because whether they belong to private individuals, or a VPN, is unclear.

How to do it with Zaif, is unclear

For affected Zaif investors, nothing will change for the time being. In October, transferred Zaifs former owner of Tech Bureau, all of the shares of the crypto-stock exchange of Fisco, a Japanese financial services provider. In return, Fisco promised to compensate all the Hack affected investors. Zaif is still live and users can register. Furthermore, the Transmission of Fisco is not yet completed. According to the Website of the crypto-stock exchange to the investors, the Transfer of the company to 21. November agree. What happens then with Zaif, is unclear. So far, it seems that the crypto-stock exchange remains the same. Because, as a consideration for the consent, investors will receive a Token of 1,000 ZAIF. In addition, it is unclear whether Zaif has improved since the Hack. Instructions the crypto-exchange has already received shortly after the Hack of the Japanese financial authority FSA. Perhaps this prompt, but in the meantime, in any case irrelevant, because Japan abandons the Bitcoin industry itself.

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