Hackers return $260 million to
cryptocurrency platform after
Hackers return $260 million to cryptocurrency platform after massive theft on Business Standard. Hackers
behind one of the biggest ever cryptocurrency heists have returned more than a third of about $600 million
in digital coins they stole, blockchain researchers
International News Poly Network, a decentralised finance platform
that facilitates peer-to-peer transactions, announced the hack on Twitter
posting details of digital wallets to which the tokens were sent.
The value of the coins in the wallets was just over $600 million at the
time of the announcement, according to blockchain analysts.
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Poly Network, which allows users to swap tokens across different
blockchains, later urged the hackers to return the stolen funds to several
of its digital addresses, saying it planned to take legal action.
Roughly $260 million worth of cryptocurrency has been returned to
Poly Network in a range of coins, according to separate analyses by
blockchain forensics company Chainalysis and crypto tracking firm
News Source : BS / Business Standard