tornado cash
Reports are emerging that the recently arrested Tornado Cash developer is linked to Russia’s FSB. Alexey Pertsev was a former employee of the FSB, according to one report. GitHub also recently removed the source code of Tornado Cash and deleted associated accounts. Reports are emerging that the popular crypto mixing...
Lazarus Group of North Korea behind Harmony attack
North Korea’s Lazarus Group is believed to be behind the $100 million attack on Harmony Protocol’s Horizon bridge. Blockchain forensics company Elliptic said that there were several signs that suggested Lazarus executed the attack. North Korea is suspected to be behind several attacks on the DeFi market, catching the attention...
Binance Hacker Still Laundering Stolen Funds through Mixers 15
The Binance exchange hack in May proved to many the fragility of internet security, even to an exchange as large as this one. In current day value, the loss stands at almost $80 million USD. According to Luxembourg-based cryptocurrency capital flow research team Clain.io, the hacker responsible for the May...
Mango Markets Set To Return Stolen Funds Worth $114 Million  16
Mango Markets’ Daffy Durairaj tweeted that the firm is in the process of carving a plan out to return stolen funds  The firm suffered a massive online exploit earlier this month, which resulted in the firm losing nearly $114 million worth of funds. Mango Markets DEX, which suffered a massive...
OpenSea
The attacker posted phishing links on OpenSea’s Discord server. One user says that he has had an NFT stolen. The posting of phishing links on NFT platforms’ social channels is growing increasingly popular. NFT marketplace OpenSea has had their Discord compromised, with the attacker posting phishing links in their server...
Bitfinex and Tether Freeze $33M USDT from KuCoin Hack 17
Quick take: Bitfinex CTO, Paolo Ardoino, has notified crypto twitter of the freezing of $33M Tether related to the KuCoin hack Bitfinex has frozen $13 Million Tether (USDT) on EOS Tether has frozen $20 Million USDT on Ethereum Binance has pledged its support in the recovery efforts of funds from...
XRP Scammers are Now Targeting the Stellar (XLM) Community 18
Quick take: The XRP community has long been a target of scams. The same scammers are now targetting the Stellar (XLM) community using the same tactics. Staking is one way the fraudsters are luring XRP and Stellar (XLM) investors into sending them their digital asset investments. The crypto-verse is a...
Osmosis DEX On The Cosmos Ecosystem Exploited for $5 million  20
Osmosis DEX on the Cosmos Blockchain was recently exploited for $5 million The DEX’s bug was first flagged by an anonymous user on Reddit.  Osmosis, a reputed blockchain on the Cosmos ecosystem, was reportedly exploited today for $5 million. The network had to undergo an abrupt halt to save the...