Security Notice

On 8 October 2019, we noticed unusual activities on Anycoin Direct's servers. At the time we communicated this via our website and social media accounts. As things stand now, it cannot be ruled out that unauthorized persons may have gained access to our client data during this incident; that means names, email addresses, postal addresses, the IP address of computers used to set up Anycoin Direct accounts and in some cases clients’ birthdates. Right now, there is no indication that this concerns any other (privacy-sensitive) information. The incident has been reported to the police and to the Data Protection Authority. 


Frequently Asked Questions

What does this mean for you?  

In general, there is no reason to worry, but we advise you to be extra alert for phishing emails: individuals approaching you by email who ask for your password or banking information. Naturally, you should never respond to these emails. If you receive such an email, text message or any other communication from us that you don't trust, report it directly to  

What measures have been taken by Anycoin Direct? 

Immediately after the incident on 8 October 2019, our systems and protocols were checked by a specialised IT-security company. During this investigation, the issue was found and resolved. Additional measures were taken in order to further safeguard your security on our platform.  

Are my passwords safe on the Anycoin Direct platform?   

Yes, your passwords are safe on our platform. don't need to change your password. Our client's passwords are protected by strict security protocols and protected by hashing algorithms. That means that your password is not accessible to anyone (not even us). Nonetheless, it remains important that you have a unique password that meets the requirements for a strong password. We highly recommend that you set up a unique password that is difficult to decipher for every website or service. If possible, also set up a 2FA (two-factor authentication) for these accounts. This will increase your online security.  

What personal details does Anycoin Direct have?  

Anycoin Direct processes the information needed for carrying out their services. This varies depending on your account type and personal settings. Do you want to know exactly what personal details we have stored? An overview may be found in our privacy policy: 

What should I do if I get a message from Anycoin Direct that looks suspicious?  

If you receive an email, text message or any other message from Anycoin Direct and have doubts about whether we really sent it, do not open it, and never click on a link that you do not trust. When in doubt, contact our support team. 

Orders are exclusively processed via our platform; we will never ask you to transfer money, tell us your password, or allow us to inspect your balance. 

Has any data been lost?

No data has been lost because of this incident.

Why did I get this email from  

You are receiving this message because at some time you had an account registered on our platform. 


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