Binance CEO, Changpeng Zhao (CZ) dropped an update on the Harmony Bridge Hack. He mentioned that their team assisted the Huobi team to freeze the hacker’s accounts in order to recover Bitcoins. However, Justin Sun, shadow owner of Huobi exchange also shared details about this event.
Binance Huobi foils hackers’ attempt
CZ stated that Binance detected Harmony One hacker fund movement which earlier tried to launder through Binance. However, the hackers’ accounts were frozen in both attempts. CZ and the team assist the Huobi team to freeze accounts.
He highlighted that in this course of actions around 124 Bitcoin (approx worth $2.5 million at press time). Binance CEO called it CeFi helping Defi SAFU. CZ added that both crypto exchange security teams are in constant contact with each other.
Justin Sun, TRON founder and Huobi’s shadow owner stated that they are proud of this collaboration with Binance. He called it a prime example of how CeFi can team up and work together in order to keep the crypto industry safe. However, he made sure that both exchanges will continue to work together to protect funds.
Earlier, a crypto tracker reported that the North Korean Lazarus Group was moving heavy amounts of digital assets over the last weekend.
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