BlockThreat - Week 21, 2021

Belt Finance | BurgerSwap | Wild Credit | JulSwap | Merlin | AutoShark | Geth

Almost $17M were stolen this week across various DeFi projects with losses primarily generated by various Pancake Bunny clones on the Binance Smart Chain. Things got so bad that Binance issued a call for action to get developers to adopt secure engineering practices. Crypto Core APT was linked with the Lazarus group further solidifying North Korea’s place as the primary threat to cryptocurrency exchanges around the world. This edition also features lot’s of excellent research papers, podcasts, and talks, but be sure to check out samczsun’s excellent write up on the critical Geth bug. With that grab some coffee, this is going to be one of the larger editions!

Events

News

Hacks

Vulnerabilities

Malware

Media

Research

Tools

  • Ape Framework - The DeFi development tool for Pythonistas, Data Scientists, and Security Professionals.

  • Ethernal - a private blockchain explorer for EVM-based chains.


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