BlockThreat - Week 44, 2021
bZx | Rari | Vesper | Synapse | DarkSide | Squid Game
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This week we are seeing first indications of the North Korean Lazarus APT taking interest in DeFi projects with the $55M compromise of bZx. TWAP price manipulation is a hot new exploit in DeFi space resulting in the compromise of multiple projects. US Government is on the hunt for ransomware actors and anyone supporting them with a recent arrest and a $10M bounty. A rapid increase of social engineering attacks on crypto Discord channels claimed yet another major project, be careful out there! Let’s dive into the news, but first some exciting project news:
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