Your bitcoins are frozen: Binance exchange has suspended the withdrawal of money

(ORDO NEWS) — The largest crypto exchange Binance announced the suspension of the withdrawal of funds by clients due to a hacker attack on the Ankr platform, a Web3 decentralized infrastructure provider that helps interact with multiple blockchains.

The attack was announced on Twitter by the head of Binance, Changpeng Zhao. According to him, the Ankr service may have been hacked, as well as Hay, which is similar to it. The analysis showed that the developer’s private key was compromised and the hackers updated the system’s smart contract to a malicious one.

Zhao noted that Binance has suspended withdrawals. Frozen about $ 3 million, which hackers transfer to a centralized cryptocurrency exchange for the purpose of withdrawal.

The Ankr platform also announced the attack. “Our aBNB token has been hacked and we are currently working with exchanges to stop trading immediately,” the service said on its Twitter profile.

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