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DeFi Kyber Network

KyberSwap Suffers a Frontend Exploit of $265,000

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KyberSwap, a decentralized crypto exchange aggregator and liquidity platform developed by Kyber Network was hacked. Today the team announced that they identified and fixed the issue leading to a frontend attack. The protocol added that affected users will be compensated. The team tweeted that they...

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Stablecoin AUSD collapsed to $0.05 after a hacker attack

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Unknown people attacked the Polkadot-based Acala Network protocol and issued more than 1.2 billion AUSD. As a result, the price of the stablecoin at the moment fell to $0.05. The stablecoin is worth $0.87 as of this writing. "We have discovered an AUSD-related Honzon protocol setup problem....

Solana

Crypto exchanges will improve security of users after the Solana hack

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Last Wednesday, another Solana blockchain hack became known. The exact amount of the stolen funds is still being specified, but according to experts, the attackers could transfer tokens from hot wallets with a total value of at least $6 million. More than $1 million worth of digital assets became...

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Hackers withdrew more than $90M from the Nomad cross-chain protocol

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The ZB crypto exchange, which is mainly aimed at Chinese users, has suspended the possibility of depositing and withdrawing funds. The reason for the decision was "the failure of some key applications." Representatives of the exchange promised to restore the functionality of the platform...

Audius hack

Decentralized Music Protocol Audius Was Exploited

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Audius, a decentralized music platform was hacked. As a result, cryptos worth $6.1 M were transferred. Hacker could make away with $1 M. On July 27, Audius confirmed a proposal, which requested the transfer of 18 M Audius' native AUDIO tokens. On July 24, Spreek Away tweeted that the attacker made...

Omni hack NFTs

NFT Lender Omni was Hacked for $1.4 M

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NFT finance Omni, developed by Parallel Finance, was hacked recently and lost around 1,300 Ethers worth $1.43 M in a flash loan reentrancy hack. The platform enables users to stake NFTs and receive tokens in return. The blockchain data analytics company PeckShield tweeted that Omni's hacker...

Harmony hack

Harmony's Horizon Bridge Was Hacked for $100 M

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Today, the Harmony blockchain tweeted that hackers exploited the Horizon bridge for $100 M. The team has started collaborating with national authorities and investigators to find out the criminals and restore the stolen funds. The Horizon bridge provides interoperability between Ethereum, Binance...

DeFi Osmosis hack

Osmosis Hackers Return $2 M After the 5M Exploit

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A few days ago, decentralized crypto exchange platform Osmosis was hacked and lost $5 M as a result. Attackers found a bug on Liquidity Pools, and were able to move funds. Osmosis was launched in June 2021 on the Cosmos blockchain. According to data from DeFi Llama, currently the Total Value Locked...

Optimism hack

Hacker Stole 20 M Optimism OP Tokens, Transferred 1 M to Buterin

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Ethereum Layer 2 scaling solution Optimism was exploited and lost 20 M tokens. The hack happened as the crypto market-making company Wintermute accidentally provided the platform a multisignature address for the liquidity addition and facilitation of transactions. The address wasn’t deployed on...

Binance

Binance Seizes $5.8M in Crypto Assets Related to Ronin Hack from Hackers

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Bitcoin exchange Binance returned part of the $5.8 million worth of Axie Infinity assets stolen by hackers, CEO Changpeng Zhao said. On March 23rd, unidentified individuals hacked the Ronin Ethereum sidechain and withdrew approximately $625 million in ETH and USDC. The incident became known six...

BEAN hack

Stablecoin Protocol Beanstalk Lost $182 M in an Exploit

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On April 17, Ethereum-based decentralized stablecoin protocol Beanstalk was exploited and lost $182 M as a result. Security, and data analytics company PeckShield tweeted based on Etherscan data that the attacker managed to get away with $80 M and move it via privacy transactions protocol Tornado...

FBI Ronin hack

FBI Attributed Hacker Group Behind the Ronin Attack

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The Federal Bureau of Investigation published a statement on the investigation results associated with the $600 M hack of the Ronin Network. Ronin is an Ethereum sidechain built for the play-to-earn game, Axie Infinity. According to the statement, the FBI was able to confirm that the hackers behind...

Ronin network hack

Ronin Blockchain Platform Was Hacked and Lost Over $600 M

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Hackers managed to steal around $625 M by exploiting the popular web3 video game Axie Infinity’s Ronin sidechain. A press release published by Ronin Network says the platform suspended activities on the bridge and the decentralized exchange platform Katana. It also reveals that starting on March...

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DeFi protocols Li Finance and Umbrella Network were hacked

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DEX aggregator Li Finance has reported a hack that resulted in the theft of 205 ETH (~$591,630) from 29 wallets connected to the service. The project team closed the exploit and compensated for the losses of most users. According to the report, on March 20, an attacker exploited a vulnerability in...

Wormhole hack

Wormhole Restored All Funds After Hack

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Ethereum-Solana bridge Wormhole announced replacing funds after a recent hack. The platform said that soon the team will present a detailed report on the incident. 1/2All funds have been restored and Wormhole is back up.We're deeply grateful for your support and thank you for your...

OpenSea NFT hack compensation

OpenSea Returns Funds To Affected Users From the Hack

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Leading NFT marketplace OpenSea announced compensating users that suffered from the recent bug exploit. Funds worth $1.8 M was returned to the users. It was detected on January 24 that a hacker found a front-end vulnerability. Exploiting the bug, the hacker withdrew around 332 Ethers, worth around...

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Hacker opened Trezor wallet, to which investors forgot the access code

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The other day, the American media sparkled with headlines that local investors living in New York forgot the access code and secret phrase from their Trezor One cryptocurrency wallet. By the way, a good amount has already accumulated on the device - against the backdrop of an increase in the cost...

OpenSea NFTs hack

OpenSea was Hacked for 332 Ethers Worth Around $780.000

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The largest NFT marketplace OpenSea was hacked. The blockchain security platform Peckshield, reported that there was a front-end vulnerability, exploiting which the hacker managed to gain 332 Eths valued at about $780.000 at current prices. The estimations of Peckshield are based on data from...

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