• Crypto Hack Spree Sees Millions Stolen In Just Days - And It's Still Ongoing

    4 days ago - By SlashGear

    An attack on cryptocurrency wallets appears to have stolen massive amounts of SOL and USDC from the Solana ecosystem. Experts recommend keeping wallets offline.
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  • Hot wallets on Solana blockchain drained of over $5.2 million in a matter of hours

    Hot wallets on Solana blockchain drained of over $5.2 million in a matter of hours

    4 days ago - By MobileSyrup

    The fast and cheap crypto ecosystem Solana was exploited on August 2nd, with more than 8,000 digital hot wallets drained of over $5.2 million, according to blockchain analytics firm Elliptic .
    Stolen funds include the blockchain's native $SOL token, the $USDC token , a small number of NFTs and roughly 300 other small Solana-based tokens.
    According to the blockchain's official Twitter status page, the exploit hasn't necessarily affected the blockchain but, rather, hot wallets connected to the internet, like Phantom wallet, Trust Wallet and Slope on both mobile and web extensions. "This does...
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  • More crypto wallets are being hacked and drained

    More crypto wallets are being hacked and drained

    4 days ago - By TechRadar

    The summer of 2022 is continuing to be a bit of a nightmare for cryptocurrency users after yet another hack resulted in the theft of at least $4 million worth of tokens. This time around, it's not a blockchain bridge that's been compromised, but rather the Solana ecosystem. Solana is a blockchain similar to Ethereum and has been often described as the Ethereum killer. However someone started draining the tokens from thousands of wallets - with more than 8,000 wallets now thought to be affected. “Over 8,000 Solana wallets have fallen victim to the on-going hack, with more increasing by the...
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