Curve Finance to Reimburse Users Post Hack


According to recent reports, Curve Finance, a Decentralised Finance (DeFi) system, has made a formal statement to repay its users affected by a recent attack, which resulted in $62 million in losses. 

Curve Finance Seeks to Restore Funds

Based on an X post, continuous operations have led to outcomes and around 79% of the funds on Curve Finance have been successfully restored. The platform also stated that it would look into every affected customer for compensation. The present evaluation seeks to guarantee an equal share of resources. 

Vulnerability in Vyper

Notably, some hackers took advantage of flaws in the publicly available history of Curve Finance’s Vyper compiler on July 30. The attackers targeted Vyper compiler versions 0.2.15 through 0.3.0. In addition, researchers had pointed out, discovering the vulnerabilities required a high level of competence and significant funds.

As a result, one Viper writer speculated that the criminal act had been presumably plotted for the weeks prior to the day it was carried out. CRV/ETH, alETH/ETH, msETH/ETH, and pETH/ETH were some of the funds that were exploited. Furthermore, there is rising worry about the possibility that the Arbitrum tri-crypto network also might have been compromised.

White Hat Retrieved 2.87 ETH 

At the beginning of this month, a white hat hacker going by the handle “c0ffeebabe.eth” managed to retrieve 2,879 Ether from an exploiter and subsequently returned it back to Curve Finance. The collected assets have been sent back to the Curve deployer address, which looks to be its rightful custodian.

Binance Stepped in to aid Curve Finance

Last year, Binance Exchange stepped in to aid Curve.Finance in recovering some of the lost assets on the network following the security breach.The online criminals were then reported to have transferring the obtained funds to the crypto currency exchange in the hopes that the theft would not be noticed.

Meanwhile, 108 Protocol attacks caused $471.43m losses, as per a July study released by Web3 security firm Beosin. 

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