Bitfinex users fall for ‘minor’ phishing attack after employee gets hacked

Cryptocurrency exchange Bitfinex said it suffered a “minor” information security incident after one of its customer support agents was hacked earlier in the week (Oct. 30 — Nov. 5).

It led to a spree of phishing attacks against Bitfinex users but little damage was done, the firm explained in a Nov. 4 statement.

“A small portion of our customer support boards, which held partial, incomplete and stale information was accessed by an individual or group, through the phishing of a customer…

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