Nomad crypto bridge loses 0 million in ‘chaotic’ hack

Nomad crypto bridge loses $200 million in ‘chaotic’ hack

August 2, 2022 0

A smart contract bug let a large number of attackers drain the project’s funds After a few quiet months, it’s happened again: another blockchain bridge hack with losses in the hundreds of millions of dollars. Nomad, a cryptocurrency bridge that lets users swap tokens between blockchains, is the latest to be hit after a frenzied […]

CertiK: Hacker Breaches Nirvana Finance in

CertiK: Hacker Breaches Nirvana Finance in $3.5 Million Flashloan Attack

July 29, 2022 0

Nirvana Finance, an adaptive yield platform, was hit yesterday in a flash loan attack that drained over $3.5 Million from its protocol. Cybersecurity audit firm CertiK analysis has revealed how the attacker first took out a loan of $10,250,000 USDC from the Solend Protocol, and then used it to buy ANA, the token used by […]

Chia Network Reissues Its Asset Token to Address Security Vulnerability

Chia Network Reissues Its Asset Token to Address Security Vulnerability

July 25, 2022 0

The smart transaction platform will upgrade its chia asset token (CAT) to a new token, CAT2, to address a potential security weaknesses. Chia Network, the energy-efficient blockchain and smart transaction platform, will replace its 7-month-old chia asset tokens (CATs) with a new token to address a security vulnerability that it uncovered after an outside auditor […]

Sayfer Identifies Security Vulnerability Affecting 10% Of All NFT Projects

Sayfer Identifies Security Vulnerability Affecting 10% Of All NFT Projects

July 25, 2022 0

The so-called BadReveal vulnerability attacks the minting process of non-fungible tokens. Cybersecurity firm Sayfer has identified a new vulnerability affecting 10% of all NFT projects. The so-called BadReveal vulnerability attacks the minting process of non-fungible tokens, which are meant to be generated randomly. By exploiting the BadReveal bug, an attacker could claim the best and […]

MetaMask warns of security vulnerability from older versions of popular crypto wallet

MetaMask warns of security vulnerability from older versions of popular crypto wallet

June 15, 2022 0

“Ultimately, we’ve learned that our password encryption feature’s security was partially undermined by browser behavior,” said the team at MetaMask. On Wednesday, MetaMask said that it uncovered a critical security vulnerability in older versions of its crypto wallet with the help of security researchers at Halborn. The security firm was awarded a bounty of $50,000 […]

ApolloX completes new funding round, gets hacked of .8M APX tokens

ApolloX completes new funding round, gets hacked of $2.8M APX tokens

June 10, 2022 0

Hours after ApolloX confirmed that it had completed a new funding round, a hacker exploited a bug on the network to steal 53 million APX tokens, worth $2.8 million. Wednesday, June 8, will remain a day to remember for the ApolloX management as the leading DeFi platform experienced a bitter-sweet moment. In the early hours […]

Optimism Hacker Sends 1 Million Tokens to Ethereum Founder Vitalik Buterin

Optimism Hacker Sends 1 Million Tokens to Ethereum Founder Vitalik Buterin

June 9, 2022 0

The hacker made away with 20 million OP tokens last week after an administrative error. Optimism’s mysterious hacker is at it again.  Ethereum layer-2 scaling solution Optimism revealed yesterday that a hacker made away with 20 million Optimism (OP) tokens after token launch partner Wintermute accidentally transferred the tokens to the wrong account. Now, the […]

Targeted phishing scam nets 8K in crypto and NFTs from hacked Beeple account

Targeted phishing scam nets $438K in crypto and NFTs from hacked Beeple account

May 23, 2022 0

Links posted to a fake Louis Vuitton NFT raffle were made to capitalize on a recent real collaboration between Beeple and the luxury fashion brand. Digital artist and popular nonfungible token (NFT) creator Mike Winkelmann, more commonly known as Beeple, had his Twitter account hacked on Sunday as part of a phishing scam. Harry Denley, […]

Hackers stole his entire 5,000 crypto account. The FBI says it can’t help him.

Hackers stole his entire $165,000 crypto account. The FBI says it can’t help him.

May 14, 2022 0

A couple of days earlier than Christmas final yr, Philip Martin sat in entrance of his pc to examine his cryptocurrency stability. It was the start of what would develop into, for him, an ongoing nightmare. Martin instructed NBC Information he thought he was typing the online handle for his cryptocurrency change, Coinbase, the most […]