Urgent action required

Dear Customer, Although we keep over 99.5% of users’ BTC deposits in secure multisig wallets, the small remaining amount in coins in our hot wallet are theoretically vulnerable to attack. We believe that our hot wallet keys might have been compromised and ask that all of...

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Withdrawal Confirmations

In an effort to eliminate “orphaned” withdrawals requests, Bitfinex will start to automatically cancel withdrawals that have been pending e-mail confirmation for over an hour. Canceled withdrawal amounts will be credited back immediately to customer accounts. We are doing this as a service to our...

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Bitfinex feature announcement: Tether

Bitfinex is pleased to announce the availability of Tether as a withdrawal and deposit method for our verified clients. Verified users now have an additional “Tether” funding option, along with “Crypto-Currencies” and “Wire Transfer” on the Deposit and Withdraw pages. Tether is a Bitcoin-compatible token which...

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Security: Best Practices

In light of recent events, and in response to questions from our users, we wanted to convey some information to the community regarding our security protocols. Generally, we want to remind our users that we are paranoid about security, and have the industry leading standards...

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Introducing Mining Contracts

We are pleased to offer mining contracts as trading product on the Bitfinex platform. We have worked for some time to develop what we believe is a superior approach to “cloud mining” that is smartly packaged to offer simplicity and transparency. While we are very...

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Margin System Updates & Enhancements

In our ongoing effort to deliver the very best in cryptocurrency trading, Bitfinex is pleased to announce several changes and enhancements to our margin system that will pave the way for better risk management, product-based margin requirements, and future trading products. We have also decided...

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Upcoming Changes To Margin Trading Feature

In an ongoing effort to provide our customers with the best possible trading experience, we are pleased to announce several enhancements to our margin trading feature. As the swaps market continues to grow, we continue to be extremely focused on ensuring that it operates as...

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New fee schedule for LTC and DRK pairs

In order to further increase the quality of your trading experience, we have decided the following: Fees on the LTC/USD, LTC/BTC and DRK/BTC DRK/USD pairs will be taken to 0.1% for market takers and to 0% for market makers. Adding liquidity to our orderbook will then...

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DRKUSD and DRKBTC pairs added on Bitfinex

We are pleased to announce that Darkcoin will be available to trade on the Bitfinex platform starting at 6PM CET. It is rare for us to add new trading products, but we believe that the advent of privacy-centric cryptocurrencies warrants our attention. Specifically, we believe...

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Update about the OpenSSL vulnerability

We can confirm that all the systems have been reviewed and patched. All user sessions have been reset, which is why you got all logged out forcibly. Our SSL certificates have been re-generated, just in case. You can now safely access Bitfinex again. No hot wallets or sensitive access...

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