Hacks and their consequences: current news from CoinShark
Over the past couple of days, the cryptosphere has been rocked by several major hacks. We have reported on the hacking of Solana wallets.
Here are 3 more pieces of news about bridge issues, the ZB exchange hack, and the work of white hat hackers who returned part of the funds to the Nomad project.
- The ZB exchange, which stopped for maintenance yesterday, was hacked. According to PeckShield analysts, $4.8 million worth of tokens were withdrawn from the exchange's hot wallets.
- White hat hackers returned $9 million to the hacked Nomad project. The bridge lost more than $190 million. Some of this money was withdrawn by white hat hackers who realized what the problem was and copied the actions of the original hacker in order to prevent the cryptocurrency from falling into the wrong hands. It was they who returned $9 million in USDT, CQT, FRAX, ETH, WETH and other tokens.
- Chainalysis in a report indicates that hackers took more than $2 billion out of internet bridges in 2022. When compiling the report, data from 13 exploits were used, during which 69% of the total amount of lost funds was stolen.
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