KickICO Hacked for $7.7 Million
Main page News, Cryptocurrency, ICO, Hacker Attack
Hot topic
July 27, 2018
104 104

Blockchain-based platform for fundraising, KickICO has confirmed it has been hacked for $7.7 million. During the attack which took place on July 26, hackers managed to obtain access to KICK smart contracts account and therefore the KickICO token platform itself. ICO now says that all funds will be returned to their owners in full.

“The team learned about this incident after the complaints of several victims, who did not find tokens worth 800 thousand dollars in their wallets,” report said.


1. The latest incident marks the second instance within a month when a Bancor system has been broken into. Earlier $13 million was stolen.

2. KickICO claims that recent growth in the price of their coin has most likely attracted the intruders. KickCoins has tripled its price in the past 2 weeks, from 0,4 to 0,12 cents.

Read also:
Please describe the error