Exploits

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Crypto Hacks Are Down and Hackers Tend to Return Stolen Money: TRM Labs Report
The sanctions against Tornado Cash, as well as last year's arrest of the Mango Markets infiltrator, motivate hackers to return their loot, researchers believe.
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Huobi and Gala Games to Give $50M to Victims of pGala Scheme
The firms will compensate the scheme’s victims while fighting for millions in damages from the cross-chain bridge that covered up the token-printing scheme.
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Euler DeFi Protocol Exploited for Nearly $200M
The losses occurred over four transactions in dai (DAI), wrapped bitcoin (WBTC), staked ether (sETH) and USDC after the attacker conducted a flash loan attack.
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Wormhole Bridge Exploiter Supplies $46M to Crypto Lending Platform Maker, Buys Wrapped Ether
The exploiter may be earning returns on staked cryptocurrency.
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How a Year of Exploits and Hacks Shaped Regulatory Responses to Crypto
How a Year of Exploits and Hacks Shaped Regulatory Responses to Crypto
Ari Redbord, Head of Legal and Government Affairs at TRM Labs, reflects on the record-setting year in crypto exploits. While millions of dollars drained from crypto protocols...
How a Year of Exploits and Hacks Shaped Regulatory Responses to Crypto

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Defrost Finance Says Hacked Funds Have Been Returned
The hack, which some observers had characterized as a rug pull, was estimated to have netted $12 million.
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This Was the Worst Year for Crypto Hacks. Here’s How 2023 Can Be Better
OpenZeppelin’s Stephen Lloyd Webber writes about the plague of exploits that drained billions from crypto protocols – and how Web3 can better secure itself.
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How Attackers Made $15M From Staking Platform Helio After Ankr Exploit
A delay in updating price data on BNB-related derivative tokens allowed some exploiters to piggyback off a previous attack.
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DeFi Protocol Ankr to Reimburse Users Affected by $5M Exploit
The attacker was able to mint 6 quadrillion aBNBc tokens, which was eventually turned into roughly 5 million USDC.
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The FTX exploiter is back on the move. (Leon Neal/Getty Images)
FTX Exploiter Transfers $200M in Ether to 12 Crypto Wallets
The exploiter had previously drained hundreds of millions of digital assets from FTX on the same day as the embattled crypto exchange filed for bankruptcy protection.
The FTX exploiter is back on the move. (Leon Neal/Getty Images)