BlockThreat - Week 32, 2021

Poly | Punk | Neko | DAO Maker | Ref | Curve Bribe

It’s never a dull week in Blockchain Security! An absolutely massive, $611M multi-chain DeFi hack, took place earlier in the week with the most bizarre ending of the attacker returning most of it. Five additional DeFi projects were also exploited with additional $32M in losses. This week’s edition features several excellent reports on nation state ransomware, the state of crypto crime as well as research on smart contracts vulnerabilities and on-chain privacy.

Let’s dive into the news, but first a special thank you to Oak Security which sponsored this week’s edition:


Oak Security focuses on third-generation blockchains and blockchain interoperability. Oak’s client base has a combined market cap of over $10 billion. The company specializes in Terra, Cosmos, Polkadot, and Flow security, and is the leading provider of CosmWasm security audits. Oak security is growing and hiring new auditors.


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