Ethereum proof-of-stake client bug caught and patched without incident
Ethereum developers discovered a bug that could lead to EVM chains becoming stuck due to an excess gas error in the Besu client.
White hat hacker grumbles over Arbitrum bounty reward after saving network from $475M loss
The white hat hacker believes his discovery deserves the full $2 million max bounty reward instead of only 400 ETH.
Ethereum vanity address exploit may be cause of Wintermute hack
It may take less than 2 months to brute force hack an Ethereum vanity address using a GPU mining rig.
Wintermute reveals $160M hack in DeFi operations
Wintermute CEO Evgeny Gaevoy said the firm's Cefi and OTC operations were not affected by the hack.
Crypto trader exploits GMX, manipulates AVAX price to remove $565K
An opportunistic crypto trader leveraged GMX's zero slippage design to move AVAX's price in a long and short position for five consecutive trades.
Ethereum PoW loses 200 WETH to Omni bridge vulnerability exploit
Omni bridge failed to validate the actual chainID before approving the transaction.
Dutch police arrest suspected Bitcoin thief by tracing transactions on blockchain
Dutch authorities' investigations revealed that the alleged thief laundered Bitcoin with the use of malicious software from the open-source Electrum wallet.
Ethereum lead developer saved Avalanche from over $24B ecosystem crash
Péter Szilágyi on March 29, 2022, identified a bug in Avalanche's PeerList package which would have been easily exploited by a malicious actor.
Chainalysis helps US government seize $30M linked to Axie Infinity hack
Chainalysis revealed that the hackers now use DeFi services to chain hop, or switch between several different kinds of cryptocurrency in a single transaction.
New Free DAO crashes 99% after $1.25M flash loan attack
The attacker was able to borrow 4481 WBNB and swapped it for NFD tokens amounting to $1.25 million. A sell-off of the tokens forced the price to crash by 99%.
DeFi protocol Kyber Network suffers frontend hack, loses $265K
Kyber Network says the threat has been neutralized, offered the hacker a 15% bug bounty.
Babylon Finance to shut down Nov. 15 after failing to recover from Rari/FEI hack
The Rari/FEI exploit caused Babylon Finance investment gardens to lose $3.4 million, whch led to users losing confidence and withdrawing 75% of its TVL.
Crypto mining malware impersonates Google translate desktop, other legitimate apps
Cyber threat intelligence firm, Check Point Research identified Nitrokod as a crypto miner malware that has infected thousands of PCs across 11 countries.
FBI warns against DeFi after data reveals sector accounts for 97% of stolen $1.3B during Q1
FBI cited Chainalysis data and said the amount stolen from DeFi increased by 72% compared to 2021.
Ronin bridge Hackers used ChipMixer to launder over $73M of stolen funds
Ronin bridge hackers, the Lazarus Group found a new home in ChipMixer after using the protocol to launder 3,460 BTC stolen from the Ronin bridge
NEAR Rainbow Bridge defends weekend attack costing hacker 5 ETH
NEAR/ETH bridge defended an attack in 31 seconds over the weekend that resulted in the attacker losing funds and no loss of user funds.
Celer Network cBridge resumes operation after suffering DNS exploit
Celer Network has confirmed its cBridge is safe for use after shutting it down on August 17 due to a DNS exploit that claimed $240,000 of user funds