Site Update

Today, August 10th, 2016, at 16:00:00 UTC we will be enabling additional platform features as we continue to restore service after the incident on August 2nd. Exchange trading will be enabled for all currencies and pairs, while deposits and withdrawals will be enabled for BTC,...

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Interim Announcement

Reports have circulated suggesting that we have not committed reserves in the effort to compensate customers impacted by the security breach last week. Any such reports are false; we have committed all of the company’s reserves to compensate customers. Certain funds are being held back...

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Site Relaunch

We are beginning the process of bringing the platform online in a controlled and secure way. Currently the site is available on a read-only basis as we continue to work towards enabling full functionality. This means that users will be able to log into their...

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Warning: Beware of Phishing Emails!

We received reports that phishing emails are being circulated from an address made to appear to be a @bitfinex.com email address. The email is in fact sent from @ibitfinex . com (note the additional i). We like to stress this is not a message sent out...

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Update

We are still working out the details so nothing is set in stone, however we are leaning towards a socialized loss scenario among bitcoin balances and active loans to BTCUSD positions. The numbers being quoted are erroneous as nothing has been decided as of yet...

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Bitfinex Update

We are currently in an ongoing process of restoring limited functionality in a secure environment, with full functionality coming afterwards in progressive stages. The first step is bringing the site online and allowing users to login and view the state of their accounts. Note that...

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Security Breach

Today we discovered a security breach that requires us to halt all trading on Bitfinex, as well as halt all digital token deposits to and withdrawals from Bitfinex. We are investigating the breach to determine what happened, but we know that some of our users have...

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ETC Margin Trading Is Live!

Margin trading for the the ETC pairs ETCBTC and ETCUSD is now live! The Margin funding feature has also been enabled allowing users to place ETC margin funding offers and bids. Margin requirements for ETC trading are identical to those of BTC, LTC, and ETH: 30% initial...

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Ethereum Classic Launch

Due to the Ethereum hard fork that occurred at block 1,920,000 on July 20th there are now two independent chains, Ethereum (ETH) and EthereumClassic (ETC). This means that every user who had ETH at the time of the hard fork will have their account credited...

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Ethereum Hard Fork Plans

Today the Ethereum foundation announced plans for an Ethereum hard fork to recover the funds from the DAO exploit. This hard fork is planned to occur at block 1,920,000, which should be on July 20th or 21st depending on your time zone. In anticipation of this hard...

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