Poloniex Crypto Exchange Discloses Data Leak; Resets Users’ Passwords

Another crypto exchange seemingly suffers a security incident. As evident from a recent email from Poloniex to the users, the crypto exchange has confirmed a data leak. They have requested all users to reset passwords and review their account security.

Reportedly, on December 30, 2019, many Poloniex users shared a copy of emails on Twitter that they received from the exchange. The content of the email seemingly revealed a security incident impacting users’ security. Specifically, it informed of a data leak incident at Poloniex crypto exchange.

The email read,

Since the email came almost abruptly to every user, some of them deemed it a scam.

Therefore, Poloniex Support had to once again confirm the legitimacy of the email (and the hack).

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