$3’312.8M in Ponzi, Scam in EOS/NEM/..13’162’579 ETH1,652,064 BTC

  • 513,774 ETH (Parity)
  • 12,000 ETH lost in typos 
  • 5,617,135 BTC

  • All
  • Altcoins
  • Attack
  • Bitcoin
  • Burned
  • DeFi
  • Ethereum
  • Exchanges
  • Hacks
  • Lost
  • Ponzi
  • Scam
  • Theft
  • April 19, 2020 - dForce hack $25 million

    the money was drained on 19 April 2020 from the contracts of Lendf.Me, a lending protocol that’s part of dForce, a collection of DeFi protocols. The money was taken due to a known renetrancy bug in ERC777.

    The Lendf.Me attacker  was 0xa9bf70a420d364e923c74448d9d817d3f2a77822

    AN in depth analysis can be read here https://medium.com/@slowmist/slowmist-details-of-lendf-me-reentrancy-attack-3e168ab5f2b1 

    The hackers got away with $25 million and even send some money back ($126,014) with a cheeky message: “Better luck next time”.


  • March 12, 2020 - MakerDAO: $8.32 million was liquidated for 0 DAI

    • Maker DAO liquidations on March 12 and 13 resulted in protocol losses of 5.67 million DAI
    • This happened due to the opportunity to win liquidation auctions with zero bids, which was 36% of all liquidations
    • The greatest Vault has lost ~35 000 ETH whereas the most successful liquidator has had a profit of 30 000 ETH
    • $8.32 million was withdrawn through zero bids auctions in total


  • February 23, 2020 - Drug dealer loses 6’000 BTC

    Between 2011 and 2012, Clifton Collins bought 6,000 bitcoin using money he earned from growing and selling marijuana, The codes were printed onto a piece of paper and stuffed into a fishing rod case. His landlord sent many of Collins’ possessions to a local dump during the process of clearing out Collins’ room. Source

  • February 18, 2020 - bZx DeFi Dapp 3’649 ETH

    Decentralized lending protocol bzx hacked twice in a matter of days.  The first exploit resulted in a loss of 1,271 ETH and the second exploit resulted in a loss of 2,378 ETH. Both exploits are highly complex transactions that involve multiple DeFi Dapps. Source

  • February 17, 2020 - Chinese cryptocurrency exchange FCoin may default on 7’000 to 13’000 BTC

    • Chinese cryptocurrency exchange FCoin may default on 7,000 to 13,000 BTC (around $67 million to $125 million) of user funds
    • Founder and former Huobi CEO Jian Zhang revealed details of the exchange’s status and financial difficulties


  • February 15, 2020 - $350’000 stolen

    $350’000 stolen… The Decentralized finance (DeFi) hackers took advantage of the company’s pricing oracle to trick the protocol into giving up the cash. bZx depended on only one oracle for pricing, according to sources.

  • February 12, 2020 - 8.55 Trillions IOTA stolen funds on Mainnet

    Investigating stolen funds on Mainnet.  The exploit is related to the (user-facing) Trinity Wallet. Source

    The IOTA Foundation and co-founder David Sønstebø will compensate the victims personally.  Source

  • February 5, 2020 - Altsbit Hack 6’929 BTC and more

    “Unfortunately we have to notify you with the fact that our exchange was hacked during the night and almost all funds from BTC, ETH, ARRR and VRSC were stolen. A small part of the funds are safe on cold wallets.” twitter

    1. On February 5, 2020 the exchange Altsbit suffered an attack by hackers, in the attack unfortunately a certain quantity of coins were stolen from the platform. After a careful analysis we managed to understand the stolen quantities, fortunately a good part of the coins were kept on cold storage, these coins will be returned to the users of Altsbit exchange not having the possibility to compensate for these losses, they will be distributed among all users of the platform each coin will have its calculation based on the percentage that was saved during the attack

    2. Current verified losses are:

    • Bitcoin (BTC): 6,929 lost out of 14,782 held
    • Ether (ETH): 23,210 lost out of 32,262
    • Pirate Chain (ARRR): 3,924,082 lost out of 9,619,754
    • Verus Coin (VRSC): 414,154 lost out of 852,726
    • Komodo (KMD): 1,066 lost out of 48,015

    black hat hacking group LulzSec claimed it “We assure that @altsbit didn’t have (sic) proper security to stop Lulz Canon. Many others to follow. Better Stack up the Security – Note to other Exchanges.

  • January 1, 2020 - 13 BTC and counting

    Bitcoins are burned, or in other words become unspendable and therefore removed from circulation, after being sent to these addresses because they have no known private key.

    1BitcoinEaterAddressDontSendf59kuE is one of those. Over the years 306 fools have sent 13.22549055  BTC to this address 🙂

  • January 1, 2020 - 68.21 BTC and counting sent to genesis block

    In total the Genesis Block 1A1zP1eP5QGefi2DMPTfTL5SLmv7DivfNa has received 68.21147483  BTC over 1,944 tributes.