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Sky Mavis co-founder Leonard Larsen is determined to prove Axie Infinity’s critics wrong

The Block 05 Oct 2022
This highly sophisticated “spear-phishing” attack gave the hackers access to four out Ronin’s nine validators, which fulfil various functions in blockchains, including creating transaction blocks and signing transactions. The hackers then took control of the crucial fifth node using the Axie DAO, a group set up to support the gaming ecosystem.

Detetive cripto desvenda mistério sobre hack contra o artista NFT mais famoso do mundo

BitRSS 04 Oct 2022
Apelidado por alguns como o “batman das criptomoedas”, o detetive por trás do pseudônimo ZachXBT já provou inúmeras vezes ter capacidade de vasculhar a blockchain para desvendar o que hackers tentam esconder. Desta vez, Zach conseguiu descobrir ... .

Transit Swap Bleeds $21M Loss amid Code Bug Exploit

Coinspeaker 03 Oct 2022
As per the investigation, hackers exploited an internal bug in the transit swap contract. Reportedly, the hackers have returned 70% of the funds to Transit Swap after some negotiations ... As hackers get more skilled in breaching blockchain protocols, it raises the need for extensive security audits before deploying the code.

Transit Swap hacker returns $16.5M of stolen funds

Cryptoslate 03 Oct 2022
An unknown hacker launched an attack against TransitSwap’s unverified smart contract on Oct ... Blockchain security firms SlowMist, PeckShield, and Bitrace, worked closely with the Transit Swap team to track the hacker’s IP, email address, and associated on-chain address ... TransitSwap hacker moved some stolen funds to Tornado Cash and said.

Transit Swap Hacker Demands Higher Bounty After Returning Over $16M of Stolen Funds

CryptoPotato 03 Oct 2022
However, it appears that the hacker is in no mood to let go of the rest ... As per blockchain security expert, Peckshield, the attacker left a message to the decentralized exchange aggregator and initiated the transfer of a part of the stolen funds into OFAC-sanctioned coin mixer Tornado Cash.

Transit Swap loses over $21M due to internal bug hack

Financial Express 02 Oct 2022
Peckshield joined the hunt for the hacker alongside other investigators such as SlowMist, Bitrace, and TokenPocket. Transit Swap, a multi-chain decentralised exchange (DEX) aggregator, lost approximately $21 million as a result of a hacker exploiting an internal fault in a swap contract, as reported by Cointelegraph.

Methods Blockchain Developers Use to Secure Their Crypto Projects

BTC Manager 29 Sep 2022
Developers in blockchain technology have frequently ...

The Ethereum Merge: What Is Trading Headed Towards?

NewsBTC 28 Sep 2022
Can The Merge Secure Ethereum Against Hackers?. There is a lot of money involved in crypto, and the blockchain is a prime target for online hackers ... The blockchain will always have weak spots for hackers to take advantage of; The Merge has arguably made advances to secure the Ethereum network.

8 Problems with Play-to-Earn Crypto Games

Bitcoin Chaser 27 Sep 2022
... blockchain projects are generally centralized, among others, the easier it is for hackers to find weakness to exploit. One of the biggest hacks this year occurred on the Axie Infinity blockchain thanks to a weakness in the protocol that North Korean hackers were able to exploit.

Alcala Resumes Operations After Printing Over $3 Billion in Stablecoins by Mistake

BitRSS 27 Sep 2022
Some blockchain projects have to deal with hackers, ...

Draper University and CEEK Launch Revolutionary VR and Metaverse Hacker House

Eagle-Tribune 26 Sep 2022
SAN MATEO, CA / ACCESSWIRE / September 26, 2022 / The House of CEEK is the first-of-its-kind virtual reality hacker house which will see the top applicants gathering at Draper University's immersive campus in Silicon Valley to build experiential destinations for the CEEK Metaverse and battle for over $160k in cash, tokens, and virtual land.

Web2 Vulnerabilities: An Overlooked Danger For Web3 Projects

Binance Blog 23 Sep 2022
Over the last few months we’ve seen a number of Web3 projects targeted by hackers using Web2 exploits to steal hundreds of thousands of dollars in user funds ... Blockchain technology has revolutionized finance ... And so hackers are starting to use Web2 vulnerabilities as attack vectors when looking to steal project and user funds.

Plans To Cut Transaction Fees Leave Arbitrum Susceptible To Attacks

Bitcoinist 23 Sep 2022
The vulnerability would have left the network porous and allowed hackers to steal funds from the Ethereum network ... The white Hat hacker got rewarded with 400 ETH for helping to flag the bug ... The hacker discovered that all incoming transactions pass through the bridge by message to a Delayed Inbox on the Arbitrum blockchain.

Coinfirm’s Atomic AML Oracle Expands Across 9 Blockchains and 1,000 Addresses

The Facts 23 Sep 2022
The number of addresses blacklisted – covering the OFAC sanctions lists, terrorism financiers, narcotics traffickers, arms dealers, major recent hacker wallets, and other high-risk flags – by the service has grown steadily to encompass 1,000 on each blockchain supported by the Atomic AML Oracle.

Telos Brings Blockchain to Ivy League Campuses With Hack Boston & Workshops At Harvard University

Bitcoinist 22 Sep 2022
Blockchain technology is of great interest to participants of hackathons ... Given the growing interest in blockchain technology, it is plausible to assume there will be more hackathons and similar events ... As a result, attendees will gain a better insight into blockchain technology and its possibilities ... Reaching A New Era For Blockchain Technology.

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