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Wintermute Suffers $160M Loss in Recent DeFi Hack

Crypto market maker, Wintermute, has lost $160M in a recent hack in its DeFi operations. However, the company claims to be solvent as its CeFi and OTC operations are unaffected.‍

1inch Network Reveals Vulnerability In Profanity-Based Wallets

A security report compiled by 1inch Network claimed that an exploit in Profanity-based wallet addresses could allow hackers to calculate the wallets' private keys.

US Treasury Sanctions Iranian Hackers And Blacklists Their Bitcoin Addresses

US Treasury Department has blacklisted Bitcoin addresses belonging to Iranian hackers while sanctioning their owners. The hackers have been encrypting their victims' devices, forcing them to pay ransoms in Bitcoin.

Chainalysis Helps Recover $30M From Ronin Bridge Hack

Chainalysis aided law enforcement authorities in recovering $30M stolen from Axie Infinity by the Lazarus Group, the perpetrators behind the Ronin Bridge hack. 

Avalanche Targeted By A Flash Loan Attack

The Avalanche Blockchain was hit by a flash loan attack that allowed the hacker to manipulate the token prices and escape with $370K worth of USDC.

ShadowFi Loses $301K In A 2-Phase Attack On Its Liquidity Pool

ShadowFi lost 1,078 BNB tokens in a 2-phase exploit attack that drained the DeFi platform’s liquidity pool to $0.

Kyber Network Attacked By A Frontend Exploit

Kyber Network was hit by an exploit that targeted the KyberSwap frontend, with the perpetrator escaping with $265K in crypto assets.

Babylon Finance To Cease Operations By November 15

Babylon Finance will shut down its services by November 15 after failing to recover from the Rari hack. 

Bitcoin ATM Company Under Attack By Hackers Leveraging The Zero-Day Bug

General Bytes-owned ATMs have been exploited by hackers who remotely created an admin user account to steal funds.

Blockchain Investigator Claims Ronin Bridge Hackers Moved $625M To Bitcoin Network

The perpetrators behind one of the largest crypto hacks allegedly used Tornado Cash as one of the several means to conceal the transactions and transfer the $625M worth of USDC and Ethereum tokens to the Bitcoin network.

Celer Network’s cBridge Frontend Hit By DNS Hijack

Level 2 scaling protocol Celer Network is the latest target of crypto hacking as the platform reports seeing potential signs of a DNS hijack of its cBridge frontend.

Acala Network Suffers Security Breach, Passes Vote To Halt Operations

Acala, Polkadot’s decentralized finance network, had its protocols tampered with by hackers, causing it to pass an urgent vote to suspend operations until the issue is resolved.

BlueBenx Suspends Withdrawals Following $32M Hack

Brazilian crypto lending company, BlueBenx halts all crypto withdrawals after a recent hack.

Velodrome Accuses Former Team Member Of Stealing Funds During Recent Hack

Velodrome accused a former team member of being the culprit behind the theft of $350K from the team’s wallet in August.

BitMart Under FTC Investigation Over Security Breach

Crypto exchange firm BitMart is being investigated by the Federal Trade Commission due to a security breach on the platform last year.