On September 17, the exchange found a server error, after which Zaif suspended deposits and withdrawals. On September 18, it became known that the reason for the error was a hack. Hackers got unauthorized access to hot wallets.
After the incident, the trading platform reported on what happened to the financial regulator of the country Financial Services Agency (FSA), which is currently investigating this issue.
Hackers stole 5,966 bitcoins (BTC) in addition to the less impressive amount of Bitcoin Cash (BCH) and MonaCoin (MONA).
As a result, nearly $ 60 million was stolen from users' hot wallets and assets of the company.