Cryptocurrency derivatives trading platform BitMEX appears to have accidentally revealed a number of its users’ personal email addresses, according to a statement from the company. And indeed, images from Twitter show that BitMEX failed to use blind copy on a mass email to its users.
“We are aware that some of our users have received a general user update email earlier today, which contained the email addresses of other users,” the platform wrote in a blog post.
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We are aware of an email privacy issue impacting our customers. We have identified the root cause and will be in touch with any users affected by the issue. See our blog for details: https://t.co/FNp2Fdyxdn
— BitMEX (@BitMEXdotcom) November 1, 2019
Finance Magnates reached out to BitMEX, but did not hear back before press time.