Bilaxy, a Seycchelles based cryptocurrency exchange has been hacked, the company confirmed on Monday.
The company in a Twitter post said that its hot wallet was hacked and urged customers not to send money to their bilaxy accounts again.
The company’s website is also down at the time of writing this report. Visitors to the website are met with message which reads “Temporary System Maintenance. It will take 2 hours. For more info please join our telegram group: Telegram.”
Bilaxy in the urgent message to customers said that it is working to fix the problem.
⚠️⚠️Top Urgent-Bilaxy Hacked Notice
Pls note Bilaxy Hot wallet was hacked, ❌pls DON't send any funds to your bilaxy accounts again. We are racing with the time to checking and fixing. Pls wait for further Notice.@ICODrops @ICO_Analytics @CoinMarketCap @
— Bilaxy (@Bilaxy_exchange) August 29, 2021
It is unclear how much was stolen by the hackers as the company did not confirm the amount.
Bilaxy was launched in 2018 as an international cryptocurrency exchange.
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