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Started at 18:37:24 PM +UTC, Nov-21–2020, Pickle Finance was attacked by exploiting two bugs in the ControllerV4 smart contract. The hack results in draining all invested 19.76M DAIs under the StrategyCmpdDaiV2 management. Here we elaborate the technical details of these two bugs in this blog post. Summary: Pickle is a yield-generating YFI-related DeFi protocol onRead More →

Ransomware

With ransomware attacks up 200% in the last two years, CryptoBuzz looks at some of the methods bad actors are employing and how to avoid them. The last two years have witnessed a real uptick in crypto-centric ransomware attacks. Not only are bad actors becoming more refined, but they areRead More →

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So far, the PlusToken scammers have cashed out at least $185,000,000 worth of stolen Bitcoin via OTC brokers. Those who analyze cryptocurrency markets know that large liquidations generally tend to depress the price of Bitcoin, and others have asked if PlusToken-related cashouts are in fact dragging down Bitcoin. We decidedRead More →

monero

There’s a good chance everyone who reads this story will have had some degree of interaction with a botnet we call MyKings (others call DarkCloud or Smominru), whether you know it or not. For the past couple of years, this botnet has been a persistent source of nuisance-grade opportunistic attacksRead More →