Bitcoin exchange platform Gate.io withdrawal interface has been compromised. The crypto exchange uses Statcounter, a popular traffic counter service that offers enterprise-quality analytics service, to track its web presence and according to a recent report a target-specific bug has been found in the sites code. In a backdoor breach, hackers were able to penetrate Gate.io through the Statcounter code.
After the malicious code was detected, Gate.io subsequently removed the script from there website. While the attack had penetrated security, it had yet to commence any attacks, leaving the hackers empty-handed.