Cross-Chain Bridge Nomad Loses $190 Million Making It 2022’s Third-Largest Crypto Heist

On Monday, the cross-chain token bridge Nomad was attacked and hackers managed to siphon $190 million from the protocol, draining a great majority of the funds. The Nomad cross-chain bridge attack was the third-biggest crypto heist of 2022, and the ninth largest of all time. Nomad Cross-Chain Bridge Exploited for $190 Million Cross-chain bridges in the world of decentralized finance (defi) just can’t catch a break no matter how long they have been running and even after the bridges have been audited. On August 1, 2022, the cross-chain bridge Nomad…

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Polygon upgrade quietly fixes bug that put $24B of MATIC at risk

[ad_1] Ethereum-based layer two scaling network Polygon has quietly fixed a vulnerability that put almost $24 billion worth of its native token MATIC at risk. According to a Dec. 29 blog post from Polygon, the “critical” vulnerability in the network’s Proof-of-Stake (PoS) Genesis contract was first highlighted by two whitehat hackers on Dec. 3 and Dec. 4 via blockchain security and bug bounty hosting platform Immunefi. All you need to know about the recent Polygon network update.✅A security partner discovered a vulnerability✅Fix was immediately introduced✅Validators upgraded the network✅No material harm…

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OpenSea bug appears to have destroyed nearly $100K in NFTs

[ad_1] Reports have emerged that a bug on OpenSea’s marketplace has deleted user-owned NFTs worth 28.44 Ether (ETH), nearly $100,000 at the time of writing. The information was revealed online by Nick Johnson, lead developer of Ethereum Name Service, or ENS, who reportedly lost an NFT that was linked to the first ENS named rilxxlir.eth. ENS is a naming system that allows users to store text-based content as an NFT on the Ethereum blockchain. While transferring the NFT from an ENS account to a personal account, Johnson noticed that the…

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