BlockThreat - Week 34, 2020
Binance | Wasabi | xSNXa
|Aug 25|| 2|
A join effort by Binance’s Sentry Team and the Ukrainian Cyber Police led to the arrests a gang responsible for money laundering and ransomware operations.
Prometei botnet targeting vulnerable Windows hosts to spread Monero miner.
FritzFrog botnet targeting weak SSH logins to spread Monero miner.
Samourai Wallet identified vulnerabilities in Wasabi Wallet’s CoinJoin feature which may impact transaction anonymity. No additional details about the vulnerabilities were disclosed.
The latest update from Beacon Fuzz project includes multiple overflow and parsing errors in the upcoming Eth2 client.
Another DeFi project, xSNXa, had to shutdown after a vulnerability was discovered and responsibly disclosed by samczun.
A Philosophy of Blockchain Validation blog post by Vitalik explores just how much validation is necessary on PoW chains.
A survey of criteria to evaluate security of ERC-20 tokens used by Coinbase.
Repository for Solidity vulnerabilities compiled to Yul.
Discussion of EIP-1559 standard make 51% attacks less profitable.
Great video series by Smart Contract Programmer on Smart Contract exploitation.
That’s all for this week in Blockchain Threat Intelligence. Be sure to check out /r/BlockSec for more up to the minute news and see you all next week.