The attacker who hacked more than $600 million from the China-based Poly Network platform has released the private key for the remaining $141 million of the stolen cryptocurrency.
- In a note to the Poly Network team, the attacker or attackers referred to the saga as "one of the most wild adventures in our lives."
- The note was posted to Twitter by Chinese reporter Colin Wu.
- In the note to Poly Network, the attacker or attackers described their reasoning behind the delay, citing desire to "unlock the USDT."
- Tether, the developer of USDT, had frozen $33 million worth of the dollar-linked stablecoin that was looted in the attack.
- "In my selfish view, the story is tainted by the locked USDT. It would have been a perfect example of building trust between anonymous 'adversaries' by leveraging the power of smart contract," the hacker or hackers wrote in the note.
- The hack is considered the largest of its kind in decentralized finance (DeFi), highlighting the risks for investors and traders in the crypto sector.
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