Q2 2022 Web3 Security Report: 48 Major Exploits, $718.34M Lost | Beosin & Footprint Analytics
Total losses in Q2 reach $718.34 million, down approximately 40 percent from $1.2 billion in Q1
Axie Infinity co-founder attempts to entice players back by saying “nature is healing”
Axie Infinity launched a new land staking feature to increase incentives to play, but is it all for nothing following the loss of trust resulting from the Ronin hack?
Hacker wants 10 Bitcoin in exchange for Chinese citizens’ stolen data
The hacker reportedly gained access to the Chinese Shanghai police database stealing over 26 terabytes of personal data.
Hackers promote crypto on British Army Twitter and YouTube pages
The Army has said it is going to conduct a full investigation into the hack.
Crypto hacks are declining in numbers but increasing in damage
Research showed that the average dollar amount stolen in crypto hacks this years is more than double what it was in 2021.
Optimism NFT marketplace Quixotic suffers exploit following contract update
The Quixotic attacker was able to hack the offer feature to drain more than $100,000 in Optimism and USDC.
OpenSea experiences email data breach, warns users of phishing scams
OpenSea suffered a massive data breach after an employee of its email vendor downloaded and shared email addresses of its users.
North Korea’s Lazarus Group linked to $100M Harmony exploit
Elliptics says the strategies employed for the Harmony exploit are consistent with the ones used for the Ronin Bridge exploit a few months ago.
Harmony announces a $1 million bounty for Horizon bridge stolen funds recovery
The network in addition to the bounty promised to advocate for no criminal charges against the hacker. What are the chances of the recovery?
Harmony Protocol’s Horizon bridge exploited, $100M stolen
Harmony has suspended the operations of the exploited bridge and has informed the authorities about the hack.
Chainalysis unveils a 24/7 hotline for victims of cryptocurrency crimes
Chainalysis response service will match crypto crime victims with a team of investigative experts to trace the funds and attempt their recovery.
Op-Ed: The latest trends in hacker attacks and how to deal with them
The fast-paced environment crypto and specially DeFi is in has led to many mistakes by several projects. These mistakes, in turn, left them ripe for hacks to take place.
Inverse Finance suffers another attack; Hacker steals $1.3 million, causes $5.8 million protocol loss
Inverse Finance said an oracle price manipulation exploit allowed a hacker to steal about $1.3 million, resulting in a loss of $5.8 million for the protocol.
Hackers can steal crypto keys on Intel, AMD CPUs via ‘Hertzbleed’ vulnerability
The researchers noted that the result of the research could be applied to all modern CPUs as the majority possess the Dynamic Voltage Frequency Scaling (DVFS).
Optimism hacker confirms they are whitehat, returns most of stolen funds
Optimism hacker started returning the stolen tokens in a batch of 1 million per transaction.
ApolloX suffers $2.8M hack after securing latest seed funding round
Hours after ApolloX confirmed that it had completed a new funding round, a hacker exploited a bug on the network to steal 53 million APX tokens, worth $2.8 million.
Newspaper Twitter account hacked to promote Goblintown phishing scam
The hacker behind the goblintown.wtf scam is also responsible for the attack on the Azuki Beanz NFT project.