Update 8/11/2021 8:00 AM Pacific Time: Hackers have now returned $256 million, and they are currently returning more.
That’s fast.That hacker Stole about 600 million U.S. dollars The value of various cryptocurrencies from the Poly Network has received millions of dollars in return from their transportation, The Block Report, After creating a token called “Hacker is ready to surrender”.
It’s not hard to guess why hackers waved the white flag: A blockchain security company called SlowMist claimed to have identified them and collected their email addresses, IP addresses, and device fingerprints hours after Poly Network disclosed the attack. .
Optimism developer Kelvin Fichter also shared some details on Twitter about how hackers managed to use flaws in the Poly Network system to carry out the robbery.
Okay, here is how the Poly Network hack actually works. If I read the contract correctly, that would be a genius.August 10, 2021
For the non-developers there, Fichter summed up the following flaws: “Awesome. No private key compromise is required! Just make the correct data and prosper… The contract will only attack itself!” This seems to be the hacker Done.
Poly Networks has confirmed that hackers started returning the stolen funds today:
So far, we have received assets returned by hackers with a total value of US$4,772,297.675. ETH address: 2,654,946.051 BSC address: 1,107,870.815 Polygon address: 1,009,480.809 pic.twitter.com/bPFAQm4August 11, 2021
So far, of the more than 600 million dollars stolen, this is approximately 4.7 million dollars. The question now is whether the people who stole these cryptocurrencies intend to return all the goods, or whether they intend to keep something for their own efforts.