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In 2018 from kryptomere was derived nearly a billion dollars

Every year the amount of stolen cryptocurrency increases

From cryptocurrency exchanges since the beginning of 2019 was derived $927 million, which is 250% more than for the whole of 2017. About it reports Reuters.

The Agency says that in reality the numbers could be much higher as more is known about the theft of $60 million, which the participants in the crypto currency exchange is not reported neither to users nor to law enforcement.

Also the end of 2017, the number of large and small kidnappings rose: it was stolen from $20 to $60 million.

Most robbed for Japanese platform Coincheck, which in January, stole $532 million

  • The company’s experts analyzed ICORating 100 trade platforms cryptocurrency trading volume over $1 million and it Turned out that most of them endanger the funds of their clients.
  • According to the study, it was found that most cryptocurrency exchanges have different security problems, and some of them do not have the ability enable two-factor authentication.
  • Analysts noted that the 41 exchange allows you to use passwords that consist of at least 8 symbols on 5 platforms, there is no need to verify the account by email, on three sites, it is impossible to enable two-factor authentication. 54% of the exchanges have some problems with security.
  • As a result, first place in the ranking of the most secure platforms appeared cryptocurrency exchange Coinbase Pro, which scored a 89 out of 100 points, the second and third place is the Kraken and BitMEX.

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