Significant Losses Due to Security Breach at Cryptopia

2019, Breaches, January

Who: Cryptopia

# of Accounts Breached: Undisclosed

When it happened: January 14, 2019

How it happened: On the afternoon of January 14, Cryptopia announced on its Twitter page that the exchange is going through unscheduled maintenance and it is working on resuming the services as soon as possible. However, the next day, Cryptopiasent another tweet announcing that it had been hacked.

Outcome: Cryptopia states that they have notified the appropriate government agencies and that the exchange will stay in maintenance mode for now.