After the Ethereum and Binance smart chain vulnerabilities were exploited, Bitmart was hacked for $200 million

The cryptocurrency exchange Bitmart lost nearly $200 million in a hot wallet hosted by Ethereum (Ethereum) And Binance Smart Chain (BSC) blockchain.

The $200 million Bitmart hack was first disclosed by the blockchain security and data analysis company Peckshield, which initially identified a Transfer about 100 million U.S. dollars On the Ethereum blockchain.

The team’s further investigation revealed that the BSC reserves of the cryptocurrency exchange were also hacked by a total of 96 million U.S. dollars:

The hackers mixed more than 20 tokens, including altcoins such as BNB, Safemoon, BSC-USD and BPay. A large number of meme coins (such as BabyDoge, Floki and Moonshot) have also been hacked.

according to For Peckshield, hackers are a simple case of transfer, exchange, and cleaning:

Bitmart CEO Sheldon Xia later confirmed that the hacking on Twitter was a “large-scale security breach” targeting ETH and BSC hot wallets:

“At the moment we are still summarizing the possible methods. The hacker was able to extract assets worth about $150 million.”

related: According to reports, crypto lending company Celsius was affected by the BadgerDAO exploit

Celsius, a cryptocurrency lending platform, confirmed that this appears to be an ongoing threat to the crypto ecosystem Lost $50 million in the use of decentralized finance (DeFi) Protocol BadgerDAO.

The first report of the BadgerDAO security breach surfaced on December 2, and the agreement officially announced that it had received multiple unauthorized withdrawals of user funds on Wednesday.

Taking precautions similar to Bitmart’s, the Badger team continued to investigate the issue and suspended all smart contracts on the agreement to avoid any further losses.