Harmony, the blockchain startup behind Horizon, tweeted late Thursday that that it had discovered the theft and was working with forensic specialists and law enforcement in hopes of tracking down those responsible.
Blockchain bridges allow users to transferbetween blockchains. Harmony said that its separate bridge used for bitcoin wasn't affected by the hack and that its funds and assets are safe.
"The team is all hands on deck as investigations continue," Harmony tweeted. "We will keep everyone up-to-date as we investigate this further and obtain more information."
Meanwhile, the values of bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies haveas coin holders sold their holdings due to the . The decline in value has affected crypto exchanges, with .