The Number of Euro-Pegged Stablecoins Has Swelled 1,683% Since 2020

While the stablecoin economy is worth roughly $153 billion today, euro-backed stablecoin issuance has increased 1,683% from $31.9 million worth of euro-based tokens on January 3, 2020, to today’s $569 million. Since November 2021, the number of euro stablecoins swelled by 85.34%, but from January 2022 to today, euro stablecoin numbers dropped 14.17% during the last seven months. Euro-Pegged Stablecoins Cross Half a Billion in Value Since the Start of the Year Today, most of the stablecoin economy’s value is based on tokens backed by the U.S. dollar, but a…

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Synapse Bridge prevents $8M USD hack

[ad_1] Cross-chain protocols are continuing to face challenges, with Synapse Bridge narrowly averting a multi-million exploit. On Nov. 7, Synapse Bridge announced on Discord they had prevented a hacker from draining approximately $8 million USD from the Avalanche Neutral Dollar (nUSD) Metapool. The hacker attempted to exploit a vulnerability using the bridge to transfer assets from Polygon (MATIC) to Avalanche (AVAX). Synapse is a cross-chain bridge designed to facilitate swaps and transfers between a range of layer-one and layer-two protocols using an automated market maker (AMM). Synapse Bridge stated: “Over…

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