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Following a series of high-profile, multimillion hacker attacks on several decentralized finance (DeFi) platforms based on Binance Smart Chain, the network has issued an official “call for action” to developers.
Belt Finance, a decentralized finance (DeFi) platform based on smart contract network Binance Smart Chain (BSC), became the latest project to fall victim to a flash loan attack, losing over $6.2 million worth of tokens in the process.
BurgerSwap, a decentralized finance (DeFi) platform based on smart contracts network Binance Smart Chain (BSC), fell victim to a so-called flash loan attack today, allowing the malicious actor to get away with roughly $7.2 million worth of tokens.
A smart contract bug saw Binance Smart Chain-based ‘Bogged Finance’ get drained of $3 million over the weekend, data from multiple sources show.
The price of Pancake Bunny (BUNNY), the native token of the eponymous decentralized finance (DeFi) platform based on the Binance Smart Chain (BSC), plummeted by over 90% after it fell victim to a flash loan attack today.
Decentralized finance (DeFi) project FinNexus (FNX), which touts itself as the “most versatile DeFi options platform,” claimed that it was hacked yesterday, leading to a massive dump of its tokens by the attacker.
Cross-chain decentralized finance (DeFi) yield farming platform bEarn Fi fell victim to an exploit in its smart contract on Sunday, allowing a malicious user to siphon $10.85 million worth of Binance USD (BUSD) stablecoins from one of its vaults.
Only 4% of nearly 120,000 Bitcoin (around $7 billion today) stolen by a hacker from crypto exchange Bitfinex in 2016 have been laundered so far—and it will take the thieves over a century to cash out their bounty in full, according to blockchain intelligence firm Elliptic.
An exploit in non-fungible token (NFT) platform Meebits, created by the developers of “OG” collectibles CryptoPunks, allowed one user to cheat the system and get an ultra-rare NFT—which he immediately sold for 200 Ethereum (around $765,000 currently).
Earlier this week, Uranium Finance, a Binance Smart Chain-based DeFi project, claimed to have lost $50 million dollars in an exploit of its platform, which had borrowed code extensively from Uniswap, a leading decentralized crypto exchange that runs on the Ethereum blockchain.
ForceDAO, a shiny new decentralized finance (DeFi) project, got attacked by five hackers this morning, reviving concerns around the highly experimental sector and the seemingly unending amounts of money flowing into hours-old projects.
Researchers at major video game publisher Activision have discovered a new malware program that installs hidden cryptocurrency miners on users’ PCs by masquerading as a “trainer” for Call of Duty: Warzone, the company revealed yesterday.
This Monday, hackers have stolen at least 3000 ETH ($5.7 million) after breaching the security of Roll, a blockchain ecosystem for the issuance of social tokens and NFTs (non-fungible tokens).
DeFi exploits and attacks have become increasingly commonplace as the space evolves and attracts both money and participants.
The developers of Primitive, Ethereum-based decentralized finance (DeFi) permissionless options protocol, “whitehacked” their own platform after a severe exploit was discovered today.
Cybersecurity firm SophosLabs has traced MrbMiner, a new cryptojacking virus that primarily targets powerful database servers, back to a small software company in Iran, according to a report published yesterday.
A ransomware has affected users of over three apps in the past year and drained their wallets of hundreds of Bitcoin.