Hackers Circle Crypto Giant BitMEX as Unauthorized Login Attempts Spike

By CCN Markets: Hong Kong-based cryptocurrency exchange BitMEX has just issued a security advisory telling its customers that it is witnessing an increase in unwarranted attempts to access customer accounts. BitMEX has warned customers to shore up their account security through strong passwords and two-factor authentication.

Security has always been the number one priority at BitMEX. We would like to remind all users to please protect your BitMEX and personal accounts by using strong and unique passwords, enabling 2FA, and using a password manager. For more detail:

— BitMEX (@BitMEXdotcom) June 11, 2019

According to a BitMEX blog apprising customers of the situation:

We have observed an increased number of unauthorised attempts to access customer accounts. We…

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