Weekly Blockchain Security Watch
September 25 to October 1
From September 25, 2023 to October 1, 2023, all security incidents that had occurred are all Security Hacks.
1. Social Media Accounts Compromised
From September 25 to October 1, the following social media accounts were compromised and phishing links might be sent in these accounts:
Discord servers of Lucky Factory@LuckyFactoryNFT, Mode@ModeNetwork, SpaceChain@SpaceChain, Venom Bears@VenomBears and Entangle Protocol@Entanglefi
2. HTX Global Suffers Exploit
On September 26, HTX Global, an established CEX suffered an exploit.
Basically, the exchange’s wallet keys were compromised.
4999 ETHs worth around US $7.8 million were exploited in this incident.
6 notable security incidents have occurred in the past week. 5 were attacks on social medial accounts, 1 was an attack on a CEX.
It is worth noting that the attack on HTX Global caused a loss of crypto assets worth US $7.8 million.
A Reminder for Project Teams: Always test thoroughly. Do smart contract audits before deploying smart contracts on-chain. Be alert to any anomalies happening in the various social media accounts you manage.
A Reminder for Crypto Users: Be cautious about suspicious links, emails, websites, and projects launched by teams without established reputations.
It is important for everyone in the crypto community to gain understanding and practice sufficient levels of cybersecurity.
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