A Detailed Analysis of Euler Finance’s $196 Million Flash Loan Attack

On 13 March 2023 at 08:56:35 AM +UTC, DeFi lending protocol Euler Finance experienced a Flash Loan Attack. Euler Finance is a protocol that operates as a permissionless lending protocol. Its primary goal is to facilitate lending and borrowing of various cryptocurrencies for users. The UK-based tech startup utilizes mathematical principles to develop non-custodial protocols on Ethereum and other blockchain networks, with a focus on achieving high performance. Based on on-chain data analysis, the attacker has successfully executed multiple transactions resulting…

An Account of the Recent White Hat Attack on DeFi Protocol Tender.fi

In the latest development in the world of Decentralized Finance (DeFi), Tender.fi, a DeFi lending protocol, fell victim to a white hat attack. The alleged ethical hacker behind the attack had managed to drain a whopping $1.6 million from the platform, forcing the service to halt borrowing while it attempts to recover its assets. The attack, which took place on Mar-07-2023 at 08:21:38 AM +UTC, has caused significant concern among the DeFi community. According to Numen Cyber’s on-chain monitoring, the attacker siphoned 198…

A Guide to Smart Contracts Vulnerabilities

Smart contracts are self-executing computer programs that automatically enforce the terms of a contract. They run on decentralized blockchain networks, allowing for trustless, tamper-proof transactions. However, like any software, smart contracts can be vulnerable to various attacks. Here are some common vulnerabilities that can occur in smart contracts: Reentrancy attacks: This type of attack occurs when a malicious contract repeatedly calls back into itself before completing previous operations, causing it to be executed multiple times and potentially resulting in unintended…