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HackerOne User Finds Critical Bug in MakerDAO Upgrade

HackerOne User Finds Critical Bug in MakerDAO Upgrade

MakerDAO has fixed a critical bug that could have resulted in a complete loss of funds for all Dai users thanks to HackerOne user lucash-dev.

Ethereum Calls On Hackers to Attack Ethereum 2.0 in Exchange for Bug Bounty

Ethereum Calls On Hackers to Attack Ethereum 2.0 in Exchange for Bug Bounty

With Ethereum's plans to launch its 2.0 protocol network, the open-source platform has also decided to tweak its blockchain project to perfection by calling all hackers and challenging them to break into two Ethereum 2.0 attack networks.

GitHub Celebrates a Decade of Bug Bounty Program with Major Milestones

GitHub Celebrates a Decade of Bug Bounty Program with Major Milestones

Discover the highlights from GitHub's 10-year journey with its Security Bug Bounty Program.

Whitehat Hacker Receives the Largest Bounty for Identifying Exploits in Polygon's Codes

Whitehat Hacker Receives the Largest Bounty for Identifying Exploits in Polygon's Codes

A Whitehat hacker, Gerhard Wagner, has received the largest bug bounty in history after he discovered a vulnerability in Polygon’s plasma bridge.

ApeCoin DAO Signs Off on a $4.4M Bug Bounty

ApeCoin DAO Signs Off on a $4.4M Bug Bounty

ApeCoin DAO has agreed to launch a $4.4M bug bounty on ImmuneFi

Solana Foundation Offers $400k Bounty for Critical Code Discovery

Solana Foundation Offers $400k Bounty for Critical Code Discovery

Jacob Creech announces a $400k bounty for discovering code that can halt Solana network, part of Solana Foundation's endeavor to ensure robust network security.

Trust Wallet Discloses Security Flaw Resulting in $170k Loss

Trust Wallet Discloses Security Flaw Resulting in $170k Loss

Crypto wallet Trust Wallet has reported a security vulnerability, resulting in almost $170k in losses for some users. The vulnerability has been fixed after Trust Wallet found out about it through its bug bounty program.

dYdX Chain Audit Reveals Zero Critical Issues, Confirms Informal Systems

dYdX Chain Audit Reveals Zero Critical Issues, Confirms Informal Systems

dYdX, a leading decentralized exchange platform, has cleared a comprehensive security audit by Informal Systems. The news was shared on the official dYdX Twitter account and reposted by founder Antonio, reinforcing the platform's commitment to user security and fund safety.

Wormhole DeFi Bridge Rewards $10m Bug Bounty

Wormhole DeFi Bridge Rewards $10m Bug Bounty

WormHole, a DeFi-based bridge protocol has paid out $10 million in Whitehat bounty for discovering cybersecurity loophole in its protocol, preventing the potential breach from hackers.

OpenAI Launches Bug Bounty Program

OpenAI Launches Bug Bounty Program

OpenAI has launched a bug bounty program to address privacy and cybersecurity issues, inviting security researchers and ethical hackers to identify and address vulnerabilities in its systems. The program offers cash rewards ranging from $200 to $20,000 for qualifying vulnerability information.

Mixin Network Urges Hacker to Return Funds, Offers $20M Bug Bounty

Mixin Network Urges Hacker to Return Funds, Offers $20M Bug Bounty

Mixin Network, compromised in a $200 million hack, has directly communicated with the hacker, offering a $20M bug bounty for the return of stolen assets. The transaction was confirmed on Ethereum block 18225451. Investigations by cybersecurity firms are ongoing, and the incident has led to debates about security measures in the crypto ecosystem.

Uniswap Labs Announces Bug Bounty Program with Rewards Up to 2.25 Million USDC

Uniswap Labs Announces Bug Bounty Program with Rewards Up to 2.25 Million USDC

Uniswap Labs has launched a Bug Bounty Program to encourage ethical hackers and security researchers to report vulnerabilities in its contracts. Successful disclosures can earn rewards of up to 2,250,000 USDC, targeting Universal Router Contract Code, Permit2 Contract Code, V3 Contract Code, and UniswapX Contract Code.

Zcash Bug Could Leak Full Nodes with Shielded IP Addresses

Zcash Bug Could Leak Full Nodes with Shielded IP Addresses

Duke Leto, a core developer at Komodo (KMD), recently published a blog on his personal website revealing that, “A bug has existed for all shielded address since the inception of Zcash and Zcash Protocol.” Leto explained, “That is, Alice giving Bob a zaddr to be paid, could actually allow Bob to discover Alice’s IP address. This is drastically against the design of Zcash Protocol.”

Bitfinex Launches $400 Million Bounty Hunt for 2016 Hackers Who Stole $1.3 Billion in BTC

Bitfinex Launches $400 Million Bounty Hunt for 2016 Hackers Who Stole $1.3 Billion in BTC

Bitfinex has launched a 400 million dollar bounty hunt in search of the hackers responsible for the theft of nearly 120,000 Bitcoins from the global exchange in 2016.

DeFi Protocol Harvest Finance Put Out $100K Bounty After $24M Attack, FARM Token Crashes

DeFi Protocol Harvest Finance Put Out $100K Bounty After $24M Attack, FARM Token Crashes

Harvest Finance is taking the offensive against an alleged attacker who exploited the DeFi protocols liquidity pools—putting a $100K bounty on the hacker.

Origin Protocol Puts $1 Million Bounty on Hacker As OUSD Stablecoin Loses Stability

Origin Protocol Puts $1 Million Bounty on Hacker As OUSD Stablecoin Loses Stability

Origin has now announced a $1 million bounty reward for anyone who can bring the hacker responsible for destabilizing its stablecoin to justice.

IRS Criminal Investigations Puts $625,000 Bounty on Monero Privacy Crack and BTC Lightning Network Tracker

IRS Criminal Investigations Puts $625,000 Bounty on Monero Privacy Crack and BTC Lightning Network Tracker

IRS Criminal Investigations have put a $625,000 bounty on the heads of Monero (XMR) privacy and BTC Lightning Network (LN) transactions.

Ethereum’s Medalla Experiences Critical Bug, but Prysmatic Labs Says ETH 2.0 Launch Is Unaffected

Ethereum’s Medalla Experiences Critical Bug, but Prysmatic Labs Says ETH 2.0 Launch Is Unaffected

One of the top client teams staking on Ethereum 2.0 testnet announced that the crash that recently occurred was a learning experience and was salvaged.

Yearn.finance (YFI) Takes a Hit After Eminence Finance (EMN) Bug—Is this the End for DeFi?

Yearn.finance (YFI) Takes a Hit After Eminence Finance (EMN) Bug—Is this the End for DeFi?

Andre Cronje, the founder of Yearn.finance has recently deployed a series of new contracts relating to a new game called Eminence Finance.

Uber’s Former Security Chief Charged for Using $100K Bitcoin Hush Payment to Hide Data Breach

Uber’s Former Security Chief Charged for Using $100K Bitcoin Hush Payment to Hide Data Breach

Former Chief Security Officer at Uber, Joseph Sullivan, has been charged with allegedly paying $100K in Bitcoin to hackers to cover up a company data breach.

Ethereum 2.0 Developer Says Phase 0 Most Likely Delayed Until 2021, Vitalik Buterin Disagrees

Ethereum 2.0 Developer Says Phase 0 Most Likely Delayed Until 2021, Vitalik Buterin Disagrees

Justin Drake, an Ethereum Foundation Researcher working on Phase 0 of Ethereum 2.0 said the project will not go live until 2021. The announcement of the delay appeared to confuse Vitalik Buterin who disagreed that the upgrade to the network could not meet its 2020 deadline.

Ethereum Gathers Cybersecurity Team Dedicated to ETH 2.0 Final Testnet Launch

Ethereum Gathers Cybersecurity Team Dedicated to ETH 2.0 Final Testnet Launch

With the launch of Ethereum 2.0 testnet set to be released today on August 4 at 1 pm UTC, the Ethereum Foundation has been looking to build a security team that will be responsible for maintaining ETH 2.0.

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