BitKeep, a multi-chain wallet owned by the Bitget exchange, appears to be suffering from widespread coin theft.
By the morning of 26/12, the cryptocurrency community was low on the news that the BitKeep wallet was being broken into by bad guys. The project telegram channel quickly confirmed that there were users who lost money. The team is urgently investigating for clarification, but no official announcement has been made so far.
OKLink's data monitoring platform discovered that this suspicious deposit address most likely belonged to Bitkeep hackers. The wallet still holds 2,896,386 USDT 166,010 DAI and 2,310 BNB.
Multi-parties responded that their token in @BitKeepOS was stolen and OKLink data monitor found out this suspected deposit address that might belong to Bitkeep hackers. This address currently still has 2,896,386 USDT 166,010 DAI and 2,310 #BNBhttps://t.co/ce4JcDB3tm#ScamAlertpic.twitter.com/9F5qlNeAfP
— OKLink (@OKLink) December 26, 2022
About 1 hour ago, BitKeep gave a preliminary reason because hackers took control and installed malicious code into APK downloads. The project warns users who have downloaded BitKeep with APKs, please transfer funds to download wallets from official stores such as App Store or Google Play.
According to Beosin Blockchain Security, user assets on BNB Chain alone have lost more than $3 million.
#BitKeep said that after a preliminary investigation by the team, it is suspected that some APK packages were hijacked by hackers, and the packages implanted by hackers were installed. According to @Beosin_com, at present, user assets on #BNBChain alone have lost over $3 million. https://t.co/uYUN6a3fshpic.twitter.com/BFiEdtkggE
— Blocklike (@blocklikecom) December 26, 2022
If you are a victim, please quickly provide screenshots and relevant documents proving that the property has been stolen as soon as possible. In case of loss of assets due to the platform, BitKeep Security Fund will compensate users in full.
BitKeep is Asia's leading multichain platform, combining wallet, swap and DeFi features with secure and convenient one-stop digital asset management services for global users. According to the listing, BitKeep currently serves more than 8 million users across 168 countries with over 80 chains, 20,000 DApps and 245,400 cryptocurrencies. The Singapore-based organization successfully raised a $15 million Series A round in May, raising its valuation to $100 million.
Also this month has witnessed many security incidents causing great damage such as Lodestar Finance ($ 6.5 million), Ankr ($ 5 million).