On the evening of December 14, the CoinMarket Cap website suddenly showed the price of bitcoin at $789,432,690,634 (approximately Rs 60,05,056 crore), while the price of Ether per token stood at $38,884,629,258 (approximately Rs 2,95,787 crore). appeared in
Sora and Hex coins suddenly found a place in the list of top 10 cryptocurrencies on CoinMarketCap.
Soon after, followers of CoinMarketCap started posting memes on Twitter of becoming a “millionaire”. Many users also suspected that the website was hacked. As of yesterday, several other hashtags were trending on Twitter including #CoinMarketCap, #CoinMarketCapGlitch, and #CoinMarketCapHacked.
The crypto website clarified the situation on Twitter in such a way that it was not digested by many users.
In a now-deleted tweet, CoinMarketCap acknowledged the issue.
The tweet read (translated), “Our website is currently experiencing some pricing issues. Engineering Team [वेबसाइट] Be aware of incorrect price information being displayed on We are currently investigating and will update this status as we get more information.”
However, it is not yet known why the post was removed from Twitter.
Following this, the platform informed users that the problem has been fixed. However, no statement was made regarding the hacking.
Following the irregularities we observed on our platform this afternoon, despite the issue having been fixed, we will be rebooting our servers as a final step in accordance with our internal remediation plan. Apologies for the inconvenience.
— CoinMarketCap (@CoinMarketCap) December 15, 2021
Meanwhile, the fear of hack attacks among crypto users is increasing day by day.
Let us tell you that a report available on DarkWebLink has revealed that $10.52 billion (about Rs 79,194 crore) has been blown through cryptocurrency related crimes in 2020.