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

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  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

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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

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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

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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]

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

Poly Network Hackers Could Have Many Motives

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While Poly Network may have escaped some of the worst of the damage from its recent security breach, there are questions it still must answer, AnChain.AI founder and CEO Dr. Victor Fang said recently. Fang said it appears the hack was caused by the exploitation… Read More

Poly Network Slowly Gets its Crypto Back. Looks to Patch the Vulnerabilities

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Poly Network is slowly retrieving the stolen crypto in a nightmare scenario where over $600 million in value was illicitly transferred from the platform. Poly Network has been keeping its community abreast of developments via Twitter as they scramble to reverse the transfers which included… Read More

Poly Network Hack and DeFi Exploits Show Crypto Theft More Difficult than Stealing Fiat Funds: Report

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The Poly Network attacker has been returning funds after managing to pull of the largest DeFi theft ever. On, August 10, 2021, an unidentified attacker had managed to steal around $612 million worth of virtual currency from cross-chain DeFi protocol Poly Network, making this the… Read More

Crypto Industry Insiders Comment on Massive $600 Milion Hack of Poly Network

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The hack of Poly Network that pilfered over $600 million is the largest DeFi theft ever. While Poly Network reports having retrieved some of the crypto, hundreds of millions in digital assets are still yet to be returned.   $260 million (As of 11 Aug… Read More

$600 Million Lost in DeFi Hack as Poly Network Asks for Crypto Back

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Poly Network has lost some crypto in an apparent hack. In fact, Poly Network has lost over $600 million in what is said to be the largest DeFi attack ever. In a series of tweets, Poly Network named the locations of the missing crypto.  … Read More

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