In the first half of 2023, the crypto industry lost about $655.6 million as a result of hacks, scams and rug pull. Such data was provided by Beosin experts.
H1 2023 Web3 Security Statistics
🚨Total losses from hacks, phishing scams, and rug pulls in Web3 reached $655.61 million in the first half of 2023.
108 attacks -> $471.43M
Phishing scams -> $108M
110 rug pulls -> $75.87M pic.twitter.com/8Q9kmDETfQ
— BeosinAlert (@BeosinAlert) June 30, 2023
Losses were distributed as follows:
- $471.43 million – 108 hacker attacks;
- $108 million – phishing scams;
- $75.87 million – 110 rug pulls.
According to analysts, it was possible to return about $215 million of assets stolen by hackers. The indicator turned out to be significantly higher than last year – 45.5% against 8%.
Recall that in 2022, Beosin experts estimated the damage to the crypto industry from 167 major attacks at $3.6 billion. More than half of the total losses fell on 12 incidents with cross-chain bridges — $1.89 billion.
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