In September, the volume of funds stolen by attackers ($329.8 million) became the maximum in 2023. These estimates were given by CertiK analysts.
Combining all the incidents in September we’ve confirmed ~$332M lost to exploits, hacks and scams.
Exit scams were ~$1.9M
Flash loans were ~$0.4M
Exploits were ~$329.8M
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Experts estimated the damage from exit scams at $1.9 million, from attacks using instant loans at $0.4 million, and from phishing at $25 million.
The largest contribution to the final figure was made by the hacking of the cross-chain protocol Mixin ($200 million).
Other major episodes included incidents involving the CoinEx exchange ($53 million) and the crypto casino Stake.com ($41 million).
Taking into account September, the total damage to the industry since the beginning of the year reached $1.34 billion, including hacks ($925.4 million).
Let us remind you that losses from attacks and scams in the third quarter amounted to $889 million, according to Beosin.
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