Breach Alert! Hackers were able to withdraw assets of the value of approximately 150 million USD from BitMart

Metabay Security
1 min readDec 5, 2021

BitMart announcement:

We have identified a large-scale security breach related to one of our ETH hot wallets and one of our BSC hot wallets today. At this moment we are still concluding the possible methods used. Hackers were able to withdraw assets of the value of approximately 150 million USD.

The affected ETH hot wallet and BSC hot wallet carry a small percentage of assets on BitMart and all of our other wallets are secure and unharmed. We are now conducting a thorough security review and we will post updates as we progress. At this moment we are temporarily suspending withdrawals until further notice. We beg for your kind understanding and patience in this situation.

During this period, we will strive to maintain transparency and we appreciate your support. Thank you very much.

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