BlockThreat - Week 36, 2021

Zabu | CREAM | Mango | CipherTrace | North Korea

Welcome to BlockThreat!

In this edition we will focus on education by reviewing the latest in blocksec research and tools. Avalanche network experienced its first major DeFi hack while another DeFi project on Solana have narrowly avoided losses thanks to a timely report and exploiting itself to save funds. On the more positive news, a money laundering network used by North Korean attackers was dismantled and CREAM got most of their funds back.

Let’s dive into the news, but first a special thank you to all of the Gitcoin Grant supporters. You folks rock!






  • Solidity Shell by Consensys Diligence makes it easy and fun to experiment with Solidity snippets.

Help support BlockThreat!

Over the past two years, BlockThreat has gained 1000+ followers including exchanges, asset issuers, DeFi projects, engineers, investigators, law enforcement, and many others. This newsletter is a labor of love which takes many hours weekly to prepare. If you found BlockThreat valuable consider supporting its future growth:

1) Make an individual contribution.
2) Sponsor an edition where you can place an advertisement.
3) Share your job postings in the next edition.
4) Share the newsletter with a friend or a colleague.

Stay informed, stay safe and see you in the next week’s edition!

- Peter Kacherginsky (iphelix)