deBridge Finance survives an attempted phishing attack, points a finger at the North Korean Lazarus Group, and warns the wider community to be on guard.
A computer hacker is any skilled computer expert that uses their technical knowledge to overcome a problem. While "hacker" technically has a neutral connotation, the term was changed by popular culture, which defines a hacker as someone with technical knowledge who uses bugs or exploits to break into computer systems.
The recent outburst of interest in cryptocurrencies triggered some hackers to begin looking through different crypto exchange services. The latest news on hackers show that no one is protected from their interventions. There were already several cases of exchanges hacks. For example, in January 2018 cryptocurrency exchange service Coincheck was hacked and approximately 500 million NEM tokens were removed from exchange, amounting about $385 million stolen. Although Coincheck was capable to compensate all users with its own capital, there is no confidence that bigger incidents won’t take place.
A sharp-eyed escrow agent and a screenshot saved Aurora Labs’ head of product Matt Henderson from losing his tokens to scammers.2207
Beanstalk Farms’ stablecoin protocol was relaunched on Saturday, with the team working to hopefully reclaim the $100 million market cap of its BEAN stablecoin prior to the hack in April.2014
The top 100 DeFi tokens had a mixed price action over the past week, with many seeing a downturn after some bullish action last week.2799
Nomad announced that it was offering up to a 10% bounty to return funds stolen from the recent hack on the Nomad bridge on Aug. 2.1577
Australian, Canadian & U.K. crypto investors may potentially claim hacked crypto as a tax loss, but U.S. investors will miss out, according to tax experts.2306
Web3 wallet provider Slope has been connected to the recent hack of Solana-based wallets.3843
The altcoins that were stolen in the Nomad bridge hack suffered as much as a 94% decline in price after the exploit.3302
Parallel to the ongoing investigations of the Solana fiasco, CZ warned investors of “an active security incident on Solana” that drained funds in SOL and USDC off over 7000 wallets.5151
The widespread hack is estimated to have impacted more than 7,000 wallets and resulted in $8 million in funds lost.19841
The Fantom market on Aave v3 adds just $30 each day to the DeFi protocol's treasury; developers are also concerned that the integration creates security risks.2251
Hundreds of potential exploiters, and even some white hat do-gooders who intend to return funds, appear to have removed all of the bridge’s $190 million in TVL in just a matter of hours.19417
Blockchain security firm Halborn has warned users of the latest phishing emails doing the rounds.11140
The $3.5 million flash loan attack Solana-based Nirvana Finance saw the price of its stablecoin NIRV and native token ANA fall around 85% apiece.5164
A malicious governance proposal (Proposal #85) requesting the transfer of 18 million Audius’ in-house AUDIO tokens worth $6.1 million was approved via an exploit.8840