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A hacker attacked the DNS server of the Convex Finance project


The attacker took control of the DNS server of the Convex Finance DeFi protocol to prompt users to approve malicious smart contracts. The project team clarifies the possible damage. The developers emphasized that funds on verified contracts are not affected. However, at least five addresses...


AscendEX bitcoin exchange hacker began laundering assets


The hacker who hacked the AscendEX cryptocurrency exchange in December 2021 began selling stolen assets. According to PeckShield experts, the attacker exchanged ERC-20 tokens, including Route, Rio Fuel, MATIC, REVV, Clearpool, and MAPS, for Ethereum through the Uniswap decentralized exchange. The...


Japanese crypto exchange Liquid reported a hacker attack


The administration of the Japanese regulated Liquid exchange informed its users about the hacker attack. On the morning of August 19, the press center warned about the suspension of accepting deposits and withdrawals due to security problems. In a statement, the exchange notes that it has begun to...


Hacker faked Beeple's NFT sold for $69.3 million


Hacker Monsieur Personne created fake copies of the most expensive NFT painting Everydays: The First 5000 Days by American artist Beeple to debunk the myth of the uniqueness and safety of tokens. It is about forging cryptographic evidence of ownership of an original work of art. The hacker created...

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