The Whole Story of Fake EOS
1.EOS account oo1122334455 issued 1000000000 fake EOS Token at 14:01:45 in Sept 14th, 2018 and transferred all to account dapphub12345.
2.Then account dapphub12345 transferred it to iambillgates.(The attacker's account)
The account iambillgates tried to buy IPOS and ADD several times at 14:21:37 with a fake EOS, and successfully bought IPOS and ADD.
3.After testing the feasibility of the attack, the account began to place large order from 14:31:34 to 14:45:4. A total of 11,800 fake EOS orders were issued to purchase BLACK, IQ and ADD, and all transactions were concluded.
4.After the successful purchase of BLACK, IQ and ADD, iambillgates transferred all Illegally obtained Token to account xx1234512345 and x12345x12345.
Then account xx1234512345 placed market sell order to sell Illegally obtained Token on Newdex, and got 4028 real EOS.
5.Newdex stopped the service at 15:52 after finding an exception and immediately activated the emergency response repair system. The repair was completed at 16:33, and normal operation was resumed.
6.At the end, the attacker account xx1234512345 deposited 4028 real EOS to Bitfinex exchange in three times. The remaining 1877162.0000 IQ, 701948.0000 ADD are still retained in account xx1234512345.
Fake EOS Event Processing Result
So far, the fake EOS incident has caused 11,803 EOS losses to Newdex users. In order to provide better service, the Newdex team took responsibility for the entire loss and has fixed the problem in the first place and resumed normal transaction. All Newdex users please don’t worry and use it at ease.
Newdex expressed our strong condemnation and said the attacker seriously undermined the ecological stability of EOS. Newdex will further trace and prosecute hackers, and provide relevant evidence for EOS arbitration. We deeply welcome further information about the attack.
We are very sorry for the trouble caused to you by the fake EOS event, which caused the financial loss on the Newdex exchange. The Newdex team is well aware that there are still many shortcomings to be improved. Welcome users continue to monitor and correct Newdex. Finally, Newdex team has something to say to you: Newdex is a participant in EOS Ecology, and our vision is to give users a better decentralized trading experience. Although we have encountered many difficulties on the way forward and will encounter more problems in the future, we will not forget the initial intention and will do as best as we can to provide a better trading experience for Newdex users! Hope users can continue support us, and hope EOS ecology will getting better and better. One day when we look back on today's journey, we can proudly say: I do not regret, because I have tried!