Hackers in Turkey made away with $2.47 million worth of cryptocurrencies. And while this may not be the biggest hack in the recent past, this one was quite unique. The hackers used an online game chatting platform to communicate.
As reported by a local media outlet, the crypto exchange detected the intrusion and immediately alerted the police. The police swung into action right away, stopping the attack. However, the hackers had already made away with 13 million Turkish lira ($2.47 million).
According to the Istanbul Cybercrime Branch, the hackers infiltrated two of the company’s accounts. They then transferred the cryptos in those accounts to several other accounts. The cryptos they made away with were bitcoin, ether and XRP.
The police then began investigating the hack and it didn’t take long for them to locate the…