The Polish exchange Coinroom sent out e-mails, in which it reported that a domain-level vulnerability had been found on its website. Theoretically, with its help, hackers can perform phishing attacks on users while gaining access to the platform. This is written by Cryptovest.
Vulnerability arose on August 10, but it is known about it only yesterday. It is alleged that because of this vulnerability, none of the users lost their funds. The Coinroom Exchange took precautionary measures to ensure that no account was compromised.
“In connection with the vulnerability in the security procedures conducted by the company that administers the domain Coinroom.com, we want to inform you that for the sake of security all user passwords have been reset, so when you go to the site each user will be asked to specify a new password,” the company said.
In addition, Coinroom said:
“We also want to assure that the vulnerability that appeared on August 10, 2018 affected only the access to the domain, and the servers that store data on transactions and clients were not subject to any danger, because the vulnerability was immediately It is detected by a system that monitors the entire infrastructure, as a result of which all servers were shut down and all wallets are protected.”
Coinroom is one of the important platforms for exchanging fiat money for cryptocurrencies in Eastern Europe, Cryptovest notes. The popularity of the exchange in particular is determined by the ability to purchase cryptocurrency with the help of credit cards without paying commissions.