Hacker pulls out $35m worth of crypto-assets from Vee.Finance's DeFi-protocol
An unidentified attacker hacked into Vee.Finance's feeder platform and withdrew tokenised bitcoins and Ethereum totalling around $35m.
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According to the Vee.Finance blog, the total value of the stolen assets exceeded $35 million (8804.7 WETH and 213.93 WBTC). The hacker has yet to withdraw the funds to third-party platforms. The DeFi project team is trying to contact the attacker in the hope of recovering the assets.
According to journalist Colin Wu, Vee.Finance has attracted investment from more than 20 venture capitalists, including Huobi. Certik and SlowMist audited the protocol.
The exploited money may exceed 35 millin. It received investment from more than 20 capital such as Huobi, and passed the audits of certik and slowmist. https://etherscan.io/address/0xeeeE458C3a5eaAfcFd68681D405FB55Ef80595BA#tokentxns
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