Darknet Market Solaris Hacked by Competitor, Elliptic Reveals

A leading marketplace on the dark web, Solaris, has been hit by a rival, according to crypto analytics company Elliptic. The Russia-linked platform, which tried to occupy space vacated by the busted Hydra, is believed to have conquered up to a…

Onchain Researchers Discover $63M in Ethereum From Harmony Bridge Attack Moved, Hackers Attempt to Launder Funds on Major Exchanges

On Jan. 15, 2023, onchain researchers discovered that funds stolen during the Harmony bridge attack had been moved. The suspected thieves, who are allegedly associated with the North Korean hacking syndicate Lazarus Group, moved 41,000 ethereum, worth $63.2 million at current…

Hacker Sent to Prison for Robbing Vietnamese Crypto Exchange

Authorities in Vietnam have caught and sentenced a hacker who stole money and data from a local cryptocurrency exchange. The man, who was arrested and charged for extorting the trading platform’s owner, has been ordered to return the money he misappropriated….

Brazilian Crypto Investment Platform Bluebenx Stops Withdrawals Under Hack Allegations

Bluebenx, a Brazil-based cryptocurrency investment platform, suspended withdrawals last week due to an alleged hack that made the company lose more than $31 million. The company announced that the withdrawals would be stopped for at least six months. The company has…

Binance CEO Says Exchange Recovered $450 Million From the Curve Finance Attack

Following the recent Curve Finance attack, Binance CEO Changpeng Zhao announced that the exchange had recovered $450 million from hackers. The decentralized finance (defi) platform Curve saw roughly $570 million siphoned from the application on August 9. Binance Boss Says Exchange…

Axie Infinity Loses $620 Million After Hacker Compromised Ronin Validators

According to Sky Mavis, the creators of the blockchain NFT game Axie Infinity, the Ronin network has been attacked, and a hacker has managed to siphon 173,600 in ethereum and 25.5 million usd coin (USDC). The attacker has obtained roughly $620…

Attacker Hacks Arbitrum’s Treasure DAO for Over 100 NFTs by Leveraging Marketplace Exploit

A non-fungible token market platform built on top of Arbitrum called Treasure DAO was hacked on March 3 at 7:33 a.m. (EST), according to a post mortem analysis authored by the security-focused firm Certik. The company’s report notes that “over 100…

Avalanche Defi Platform Vee Finance Attacked — $35 Million in ETH, BTC Siphoned

On September 21, 2021, an Avalanche-based decentralized finance (defi) platform Vee Finance announced that it suffered from an incident that siphoned 8,804 ether and 213 bitcoin out of the system. The team has suspended the defi platform contracts and stressed that…