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CDCROP: Coinbase Cryptocurrency Exchange app on smartphone (Chesnot/Getty Images)
Coinbase Foils Extortion Attempt, Reinforces Bug Bounty Program
A self-proclaimed "hacker" demanded $450,000 after falsely claiming to be in possession of sensitive Coinbase customer data.
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Framework Ventures Leads $24M Round for Web3 Security Platform Immunefi
Immunefi focuses on bug bounties for crypto projects.
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MetaMask, Phantom and Other Browser Wallets Patch Security Vulnerability
There is no evidence the vulnerability was ever exploited by attackers, meaning no user funds are believed to have been impacted.
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Calling a Hack an Exploit Minimizes Human Error
After the Wormhole event, it's worth asking about crypto's reliance on and trust in code.
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Polygon Discloses Patched Exploit That Put 9B MATIC at Risk
“There is a natural tension between security and transparency,” Polygon’s team said in a Wednesday blog post.
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Bitcoin-Based DeFi Protocol Sovryn Raises $10M, Offers $1.2M Bug Bounty
The London-based DeFi project raised the equivalent of $10 million in bitcoin through the presale of its governance token.
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DeFi Project ArmorFi Awards $1.5M Bounty for Bug Alert That Potentially Saved Its Reserves
ArmorFi's CTO has also offered to get a tattoo chosen by the ethical hacker who found the bug.
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Elrond Will Pay You $60,000 to Break Its Blockchain
Elrond is conducting a “trial by fire” exercise on its blockchain protocol, offering big bounties to white-hat hackers who can disrupt the network.
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Amberdata Discovers 'RPC Call' Bug in Parity Ethereum Client
A new code release of the Parity ethereum client was released on Thursday to patch a security vulnerability found by blockchain startup Amberdata.
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Coinbase Just Paid a $30K Bounty for the Discovery of Critical Bug
San Francisco-based crypto exchange desk Coinbase has just forked out a $30,000 bounty to the finder of a critical bug in its systems.
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