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Neobank Revolut Security Breach Exposes Data of 50,000+ Clients Worldwide

Revolut has experienced a major data breach that has reportedly exposed the sensitive personal details of around 50,000 clients globally. Revolut‘s management has now informed Lithuania’s State Data Protection Inspectorate about the security breach, noting that access to its database had been obtained via advanced… Read More

Security Firm SlowMist Shares Detailed Solana Hack Analysis

On August 3, 2022, a large-scale incident of currency theft occurred on Solana, and a large number of users “transferred SOL and SPL tokens without their knowledge,” the SlowMist team noted in their analysis of the incident. The SlowMist security team “tracked and analyzed this… Read More

$156M Lost by Nomad in Sixth Major Crypto Bridge Exploit of 2022: Report

Nomad – a bridge network allowing users to convert their assets across blockchains – was “exploited for over $156.4 million on August 1st.” Over 40 attackers utilized a code error that “allowed them to spoof transactions – draining Nomad’s Ethereum contract of most of its… Read More

Harmony Cross-Chain Horizon Bridge Reportedly Hacked for $100 Million

The Harmony team has identified a theft taking place this morning (June 24, 2022) on the Horizon bridge amounting to approximately $100 million. 3/ Note this does not impact the trustless BTC bridge; its funds and assets stored on decentralized vaults are safe at this… Read More

Bored Ape Yacht Club Compromised Yet Again, After $250K Worth of Digital Assets Stolen: Report

Bored Ape Yacht Club (BAYC) has reportedly been compromised for the third time this year, with a hacker able “to steal and sell NFTs, making away with 142 ETH, equivalent to over $250,000.” The hacker conducted a phishing attack, “whereby they shared a fake phishing… Read More

Beanstalk Aims to Recapitalize Stablecoin Project with “Barn Raise” Offering to Community

  It was reported earlier this month that crypto startup Beanstalk was the target of an exploit that saw a theft of up to $180 million in value. Around the time of the Attack, the Bean team stated “We’re engaging all efforts to try to… Read More

Beanstalk Offers Bounty for Anyone Who Can Identify Hacker and Help Recover Stolen Funds

Last week it was reported that stablecoin project Beanstalk had been the target of an attack where up to $181 million in value was stolen. Beanstalk is a “decentralized credit-based stablecoin protocol that is built on Ethereum. ” The premise being that other stablecoins have… Read More

Beanstalk Stablecoin Project Suffers an Exploit, Millions Stolen

Stablecoin project Beanstalk has been the target of an attack that reportedly has seen over $180 million pilfered. In a tweet yesterday, Beanstalk said they had “suffered an exploit” without providing too many details. Beanstalk suffered an exploit today. The Beanstalk Farms team is investigating… Read More

Circle Reports Security Incident, Information Breach via HubSpot

Circle, a digital asset platform that powers a leading dollar-based stablecoin, USDC, has reported an information breach via a third-party service provider – Hubspot. According to an email distributed by Circle, HubSpot has “confirmed that an unauthorized bad actor accessed certain client data from several… Read More

OpenSea Phishing Attack Causes Concern in Hot NFT Market [u]

OpenSea is in the midst of figuring out an attack on its platform that appears to be a phishing scheme according to tweets by the company and its CEO. At some point yesterday, OpenSea stated that a phishing scam had caused 32 users to sign… Read More

$326M Stolen in Wormhole Crypto Hack, Solana (SOL) Token Crashes Following Exploit

Wormhole, which is described as a communication bridge between Solana (SOL) and other DeFi/blockchain platforms, claims that bad actors stole around $320 million in virtual currency. The wormhole network was exploited for 120k wETH. ETH will be added over the next hours to ensure wETH… Read More

CertiK Reports that Qubit Bridge Collapse was Exploited to the Tune of $80M

At 9:34PM UTC on January 27, 2022, a bad actor started their exploit of Qubit Finance’s Ethereum (ETH) to Binance Smart Chain (BSC) bridge. As noted in an update from CertiK, this particular exploit “ended up netting them 77,162 qXETH ($185 million), which they then… Read More

Crypto.com has Allegedly Lost Over 172 BTC, 4,831+ ETH Valued at a Total of $22.5M via Recent Breach: Report

The Sentinel Protocol team, which is operating a platform leveraging blockchain technology in order to harness collective cyber security intelligence to protect crypto assets against hackers, scams and fraud, has provided an update regarding the suspicious activity incident involving Crypto.com. Through their team’s preliminary analysis,… Read More

Oops. Bitmart Confirms Large Security Breach, $150 Million or More Lost

Bitmart, a crypto exchange that touts itself as “the most trusted cryptocurrency trading platform,” has lost $150 million in assets, according to a tweet by Bitmart CEO Sheldon Xia. Other reports have placed the value far higher at around $200 million. Bitmart operates in just… Read More

Celsius Network Confirms Badger Attack but No Client Funds Were Stolen

It was a tough couple of weeks for Celsius Network. Celsius is a neobank platform that touts its ability to generate returns on parked crypto. Currently, Celsius is promoting potential returns of over 17%. As was widely rumored, Celsius Network was impacted by the Badger… Read More

ICYMI: Data Stolen From Robinhood for Sale on Dark Web

Earlier this month Robinhood (NASDAQ:HOOD) revealed that data had been stolen from its trading platform. More specifically, a hacker obtained a list of emails for 5 million individuals, full names for around 2 million people, and personal information, including dates of birth, zip codes, and… Read More

Robinhood Notifies Public of Security Breach, 7 Million Individuals Impacted

Robinhood (NASDAQ:HOOD) has revealed a security breach in its platform that apparently took place on November 3, 2021. An attempt at extortion took place following the theft of the information. According to a blog post, an “unauthorized third party obtained access to a limited amount… Read More

Cream Finance Reports Breach, $117 Million May Have Been Stolen

Cream Finance, a decentralized lending protocol, has experienced a hack that may have caused a $117 million theft.   We are investigating an exploit on C.R.E.A.M. v1 on Ethereum and will share updates as soon as they are available. — Cream Finance 🍦 (@CreamdotFinance) October… Read More

Hacked: Blockchain Security Firm SlowMist Shares Analysis of Recent DAO Maker Exploit

SlowMist, which focuses on blockchain ecosystem security and has reportedly served Huobi, OKEx, Binance, imToken (nearly “a thousand commercial customers in total”), reveals that DAO Maker‘s vesting system was recently hacked. SlowMist confirmed in an incident report that DeRace Token (DERC), Coinspaid (CPD), Capsule Coin… Read More

Happy Ending as Poly Network Receives All Funds Back, Including Bug Bounty

The Poly Network hack saga appears to be winding down as all of the funds have been returned along with the bug bounty.   As of now, #PolyNetwork has regained control of the $610M (not including the frozen $33M USDT) in assets affected in #polynetworkhack…. Read More

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