Hackers from TikTok hacked into the cybersecurity firm’s servers and stole nearly $12 million worth of Bitcoins, the firm’s CEO said Monday.
A company spokeswoman said the firm has no information on how many Bitcoins were stolen and declined to provide further information.
The attack on TikTok was part of a larger hack, in which a hacker gained access to the servers of several cybersecurity firms and stole their systems, the company said in a statement.
TikTok, which specializes in cybersecurity, had more than 3 million customers worldwide, including the U.S., Canada, Israel, India, Brazil, South Africa, the U tok and other countries, according to the company’s website.
The company’s servers are located in Israel and Hong Kong, where the attacks originated.
The hackers, who used the name “Tiktok,” have threatened to reveal more information about the hack.
The company’s CEO, Michael Cappuccio, said in the statement that TikTok’s “global cybersecurity teams have been working closely with law enforcement and the FBI to investigate the breach and identify the individuals responsible.”
Cappuccios statement did not provide further details on the hack, or the hackers’ motivations.
Cappucci has said TikTok is cooperating with authorities in investigating the breach.
TikhTok, a cybersecurity firm, said Monday that its servers were breached by hackers.
It said it notified its customers and customers have been notified of the breach, which was discovered after the company had a system backup.TIKTok’s statement did nothing to explain what happened.
A spokesperson for TikTok said the hackers used a program called “C&P” to access the company servers.
C&P is an operating system tool that allows hackers to access TikTok servers and steal data, said the spokesperson, who spoke on condition of anonymity.
The cybersecurity firm said it alerted the FBI and has begun an investigation into the matter.CAPPUCIO’S STATEMENT ABOUT THE HACKTOWORKHACKTANKTANK said in its statement that it has been notified by the FBI of a breach of its systems.
The statement said it has not yet determined how much the hackers stole, and would not provide details on how it managed to do so.
The statement did say the hackers are believed to have gained access through “a program called ‘C&PDat'” or “C3-PDat.”
It said the program can be used to gain access to TikTok computers.
TikkTok said it had been cooperating with law-enforcement and the Department of Homeland Security.COPPERHEAD’S FANS ON TIKTANK’S HACKSSFANS AT TIKTok are now asking TikTok fans to send tips about the breach on Twitter using the hashtag #TikTakVault.
TikTok has not responded to questions about the breaches.