Returned a Stolen Million USD to the Company in Four Hours

A Los Angeles based large financial company that deals with the emerging crypto-currency and token-based capital markets. We can’t disclose the name of company according to NDA.

Business Task

The company’s CTO addressed us with an urgent issue on a Sunday at 11 p.m. Their platform was hacked, and their project hot-wallet was emptied into external Bitcoin wallets. The damage dealt was estimated at 1 000 000 USD. We were set the task to return the entire sum or at least a part of it.

  • Solutions

    • Our chief architect, who is also our CTO, analyzed the situation, and his excellent expertise and deep understanding of crypto-currency operations helped him to take urgent action to prevent the complete loss of the money.
  • Value delivered by Arilot

    • 1 000 000 USD returned in full to company’s wallets in 4 hours.
    • A script has been written and uploaded here https://github.com/arilot/upmyfee to prevent similar cases.
  • Conclusion

    The company’s issue was resolved completely. Apart from returning the money, we increased the security of the project and signed a contract for 24/7 technical support with a demanding SLA.