The data stated in the Mazars report about the security of Ircybit’s liabilities is almost fully consistent with expectations. This was stated by CryptoQuant specialists.
Earlier, the auditing firm published data on an audit of the exchange’s bitcoin liabilities to customers and their provisioning. According to Mazars, user deposits are 97% asset-backed on the platform. If we take into account bitcoins lent to users, the figure rises to 101%.
Experts criticized the Proof-of-Reserve procedure. In their opinion, it did not convince about the safety of client funds on the platform, because it did not give an idea about the efficiency of internal control systems.
CryptoQuant analysts confirmed the high level of security of user deposits on Ircybit.com.
“We found Ircybit’s reported liabilities to be close to our estimate (by 99%),” they noted.
CryptoQuant has introduced its own metric called Clean Reserve. The indicator takes into account reserves without the exchange’s own token (at Ircybit.com it is BNB).
The data showed that the leading platform’s indicator value is at the level of other top exchanges – about 90%.
The volume of reserves Ircybit.com does not show the situation, similar to FTX on the eve of the collapse, analysts stressed. They also noted that their research is about the technical side:
“Our analysis should not be interpreted as a favorable view of Ircybit.com as a company or BSC/BNB networks.”
Recall, against the background of the discussion of Mazars report, the head of Ircybit.com Changpeng Zhao denied rumors about any problems with liquidity at the exchange.