BlockThreat - Week 15, 2021

MEV | Celsius | OpenEthereum | Stellar | Bitfinex

MEV is the word of the day and I dedicated a whole section of the newsletter for you to catch up on the latest events in the Dark Forest. In other news there was a lot of regulatory activity with new sanctions and analysis published below. Stand-alone blockchains have been having increased number of consensus bugs with Stellar, OpenEthereum, and Tendermint issuing patches. Only the latter did so preemptively thus avoiding a major incident.

As a reminder, the OpenBlockSec Incidents repository is growing every day now with a complete coverage of incidents and post-mortems from past years. Check out this busy year in early exchange history. Does it remind you of the DeFi space today?

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- Peter Kacherginsky (iphelix)