BlockThreat - Week 40, 2021

NCET | Evolved Ape | Lido | Rocket Pool | MEV | Steak Stake

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NFT craze did not go unnoticed by scammers with multiple NFT projects running off with investor’s funds this week netted bad actors almost $5M. Lido and Rocket Pool dodged a major bullet after a critical vulnerability was responsibly disclosed in their ETH2 staking pools. A curious case of an MEV searcher getting exploited, U.S. DoJ formed a new team to combat cryptocurrency crime, sophisticated phishing schemes continue targeting cryptocurrency users while a steady stream of breaches continues growing the target list.

Let’s dive into the news, but first a special thank you to Breadcrumbs.app who sponsored this week’s edition:



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