At the center of whole Binance hack debate, there’s John McAfee who lent his helping hand to the founder and CEO of Binance, CZ. He offered his 51 years of Cybersecurity experience to attempt 7000 BTC hack at Binance exchange and CZ in response accepted his offer. For now, no other details have been revealed – neither by CZ nor by McAfee – but to be sure, an internal discussion is going on.
On May 08, 2019 when CZ finally faced audience via AMA and then active Twitter conversation, John McAfee who is the founder of McAfee Associates and a man behind antivirus software, addressed CZ on Twitter and offered his cybersecurity expertise. In his tweet, he says;
– if I can help at all please let me know. Underneath my clown suit is still one of the most experienced cybersecurity experts on the planet. I’ve been doing it for 51 years. I am at your service.
McAfee counts among the profound personalities in Crypto Industry – so far, his attempt to predict the future of Bitcoin with high numbering figures excited his 912.3k followers. This time too, Crypto Twitter reacted to his help towards hacked Bitcoin exchange. Following his tweet, Binance CZ too reacted positively and noted that he would love to have his brain. With this, he points to proceed discussion via DM (Direct Message).
As per the whole conversation, CZ and McAfee are in further discussion to tackle the issue which is not revealed to the community yet. Moreover, McAfee in his constant Tweets expressed his views about Hackers. He says hackers are the dark wizards of the age. Further, he challenges Hackers with the expertise of his cybersecurity peers.
Nevertheless, while he put up the challenge to the hackers, he openly asked the help of his competitor, Eugene Kaspersky, founder of Kaspersky Labs. Headquartered in Moscow, Russia, Kaspersky Lab is a multinational cybersecurity and anti-virus provider which comes in a competition of McAfee Associates.
Although, at the time of writing, there wasn’t anything from Kaspersky’s side on the matter –, it is interesting to see McAffe’s expertise to resolve $40 million Hack incident.