U.S. Sanctions More North Korean ETH Addresses Over $600M Ronin Hack

The U.S. Department of the Treasury last week connected North Korean hacking organization Lazarus to an ETH wallet used in last month’s $622 million Ronin Network hack, a sidechain established for the play-to-earn game Axie Infinity. Now, the Treasury Department’s Office of Foreign Asset Control (OFAC) has added three Ethereum addresses to its blacklist, including […]

Treasury Dept. Sanctions More North Korea-Linked ETH Wallets Over $600M Ronin Hack

The operators of the Ronin exploit wallet, said by the FBI and OFAC to be North Korea’s Lazarus hacking group, have been laundering funds by moving them from a sanctioned address to an intermediary address before sending the funds to Tornado Cash, a mixer designed to obfuscate the source and destination of funds moved through […]

How $600M Ethereum Ronin Hack Was Exposed Days Later

The Ethereum based bridge Ronin was hacked for $600 million in digital assets or 173,600 ETH and $25 million in USDC. This attack has become the largest in the history of decentralized finances (DeFi), surpassing the Poly Network hack which also exploited a bridge-rooted vulnerability. Related Reading | BadgerDAO Pulls A Poly Network As It […]