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What now for Solana following ‘Candy Machine’ spam attack?
Minting bots flooded the Solana blockchain leading to a significant outage, the third such incident to date.
Deus DAO suffers another flash loan exploit, loses over $16M
Deus team has stated that the latest attack did not result in the loss of any of its users’ funds.
At least 54 apes were stolen in BAYC Instagram hack
Bored Ape Yacht Club’s (BAYC) Instagram account was hacked, and at least $13M in NFTs were stolen.
AkuDreams suffers exploit, loses $34M in proceeds forever
AkuDreams dev team was warned about the bug in its smart contract, but it referred to it as a “feature.”
Hacker ‘self-destructs’ $1M loot gained from DeFi exploit
The hacker minted extra tokens and sold them for a profit before crashing the price of the token to zero.
Report: Ransomware groups show preference for Monero, charge more for Bitcoin ransom
Ransomware groups charge their victims premiums of about 10% to 20% when ransom payments are made in Bitcoin.
Axie Infinity Ronin Bridge Hacker has already moved 38,293 ETH ($114.8 million)
Hackers who stole over $615 million in the Ronin Network exploit have already moved over $114 million worth of Ethereum.
North Korean hackers are targeting leading crypto organizations
Arthur Cheong claims the North Korean government sponsors the hackers, making them resourceful and sophisticated.
MetaMask warns Apple users of ‘phishing attack’ after scammer steals $650K in NFTs, ApeCoin from iPhone user
MetaMask advised people with Apple devices to turn off iCloud storage after an iPhone user was scammed out of $650,000 worth of NFTs and ApeCoin.
DeFi protocol Beanstalk loses $180M in exploit, hacker gains $80M
Beanstalk, a DeFi protocol, has confirmed that it was hacked of over $180 billion via a flash loan attack yesterday.
US claims North Korea’s ‘Lazarus Group’ responsible for Axie Infinity hack
Authorities in the US have blacklisted an Ethereum wallet containing over 100,000 units of the stolen funds.
The SEC wants better corporate disclosures about hacks
Letting customers know about cyber attacks may no longer be based on the judgement of corporate lawyers.
Axie Infinity devs raise $150M to compensate users for Ronin Network hack
Led by Binance, the new funding round should help Sky Mavis to soften the blowback from what is possibly the biggest hack in DeFi so far.
Axie Infinity had been losing gamers prior to the Ronin Network hack
Axie Infinity users had plunged from a high of over 8 million to around 1 million before the Ronin bridge hack.
Crypto users report new wave of Discord NFT scams
Malicious actors have started using compromised QR codes to hijack users' accounts.
Hackers target Trezor crypto wallet users after mailing list got compromised
A malicious actor used social engineering to access an internal tool used by newsletter delivery service Mailchimp.
Axie Infinity Ronin bridge hacker moved 2000 ETH to the Tornado Cash tumbler
The money stolen from the Ronin bridge has started to move, according to on-chain data. A portion of 1000 ETH has been moved to another address, and 2000 ETH has been moved to the Tornado Cash mixing service.