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CertiK audited a total of over 3700 projects to date and reported on many incidents. In this report you will learn about: The most lucrative hacks in Q2 2022...
7/6/2022
AVAX Daily x CertiK, SparkWorld, & Vending Machines NFT | Avalanche NFT Landscape | Crypto Podcast
Podcasts
Want to know more about #NFTs on Avalanche? Join #AvaxDaily, CertiK, SparkWorld, & Vending Machines NFT in a chill #SafeSpace Podcast session! 👉Be responsible for your own investment! #DYOR is king my friends Broadcasted September 21th, 2022
10/21/2022
Web3 Celebrity Endorsements Analysis
Analysis Reports
Reports
Last year’s market peak may feel like a long time ago for those who have since watched prices slide and the euphoria die down, but the actions of a number of celebrities who promoted Web3 projects at the top are now coming back to bite them.
10/3/2022
Comprehensive Framework for Responsible Development of Digital Assets (September 2022)
Reports
On September 16, 2022, the White House released its “First-Ever Comprehensive Framework for Responsible Development of Digital Assets” outlining the policy recommendations of various federal agencies after six months of studying the digital asset industry.
10/3/2022
Transit Swap Incident Report
Analysis Reports
Transit Swap – a cross-chain aggregator – has suffered a breach of its smart contracts. $20 million has been stolen from addresses which had previously interacted with the protocol.
10/1/2022
September Stats Graph
Infographics
The September Stats Graphic shows data from hacks, scams, and incidents in September 2022
9/30/2022
MEV Bot OxBAD... Incident Analysis
Analysis Reports
MEV bot 0xBAD... was exploited for $1,463,112.71 by 0xB9F78... after earlier taking advantage of a user who mistakenly executed a transaction. Whether the two incidents are related is unclear, but the MEV bot is getting no sympathy from the crypto community.
9/28/2022
How We Do KYC
Blogs
CertiK’s KYC service provides private identity and background verification for project teams through a rigorous vetting process while maintaining the highest standards of data protection.
9/27/2022
Understanding How NEAR Scales with Nightshade
Blogs
This blog provides a recap on the need for scalability in blockchains, some of the existing solutions on the market, and how NEAR disrupts and innovates within this space. Central to this is its game-changing scalability solution known as Nightshade, which implements a unique sharding protocol that will ultimately lead to what it calls a ‘’fully-sharded’ network.
9/26/2022
Boy X Highspeed Incident Analysis
Analysis Reports
Boy X Highspeed (BXH) – a financial services platform for Web3 and metaverse related assets – has suffered a loss of at least $2.4 million across its operations on BSC, Avalanche, and HECO Chain.
9/23/2022
Introducing Security Leaderboard 360
Blogs
CertiK's Security Leaderboard is the new and improved version of your one-stop-shop for due diligence.
9/22/2022
How NEAR is Driving Innovation in Game-Fi
Blogs
NEAR is leading the way in game-fi by providing a technology that is uniquely suited to providing developers with the platform they need to create. This article will run through why game-fi is set to be a pillar of the web3 ecosystem, and how NEAR’s technology is geared to support it.
9/20/2022
Wintermute Hack
Analysis Reports
Wintermute has been hacked for ~$162.5m which appears to be due to a leaked (or brute forced) private key and not a smart contract vulnerability. At least ~$273,949,000 has been lost to private key compromises this year, making this one of the largest attack vectors this year. The exploiter used a privileged function with the private key leak to specify that the swap contract was the attacker controlled contract. However, Wintermute have announced that that over the counter trading and centralized exchange funds have not been affected.
9/19/2022
Discussing All Things WOOFi & How Security is Woo Network's Priority
Podcasts
Tune in to hear WOOFi Lead, Kevin, and George, from marketing discuss all things WOOFi including their vision, next steps to achieve their mission, and how security is their priority. Broadcasted September 16th, 2022
9/16/2022
Threat Modeling the Merge - 3 Things That Could Go Wrong
Blogs
Breaking down three possible risk scenarios for the Ethereum Merge, which we'll revisit in the aftermath of this historic event.
9/14/2022
Concerns in the Crypto/Web3 Industry and Securing a Brighter Future
Podcasts
Concerns in the Crypto/Web3 Industry and Securing a Brighter Future Very informative chat with Whale Coin Talk and GemPad, where we discussed key issues in the space, how we move forward, KYC, tokenomic structures, and more! Broadcasted September 14th, 2022
9/14/2022
Key Infrastructure in the Avalanche Ecosystem
Blogs
As one of the fastest growing web3 ecosystems, Avalanche continues to deploy and hone new technologies designed to enrich the web3 experience.
9/8/2022
New Free Dao Incident Analysis
Analysis Reports
Blogs
On Sep-08-2022 02:09:25 AM +UTC, CertiK’s Skynet detected a flashloan attack in progress on the BSC blockchain. New Free Dao ($NFD) experienced a flashloan exploit for a potential profit of ~$1.25M USD (4,481 BNB). 2,481 remains as BNB in the attacker’s wallet after they converted 2,000 BNB to 556,556 USDT. The token’s price has plummeted over 99% as a result of the attacker dumping a total of 6,838,792 NFD tokens. New Free Dao has no apparent presence on social media and is not listed on CoinMarketCap.
9/7/2022
Cauldron Flashloan Attack
Blogs
Analysis Reports
On Sep-06-2022 07:26:41 PM +UTC, a contract named CauldronV2 (address: 0xe767c...) suffered a loss of about ~$370K due to a vulnerability in the contract.
9/7/2022
CertiK KYC Protects Influencers from Promoting High-Risk Projects
Blogs
CertiK KYC offers risk screening solutions for influencers and agencies to take part in Web3 promotions without exposing their fans (and themselves) to unnecessary risk amid recent lawsuits.
9/7/2022
Bill Murray Hacked Wallet
Analysis Reports
Yesterday we heard news that Bill Murray’s personal wallet had been compromised leading to the loss of funds raised in the actor's charity NFT collection. Looking onchain, we can see that the exploiter wallet stole 112.05 wETH which was then swapped for ETH.
9/2/2022
August 2022 Monthly Skynet Alerts Report
Analysis Reports
So far in 2022, ~$2,3 billion has been lost to various scams and exploits in the Web3 world, with a decrease in exit scams, flashloan attacks, Discord/ NFT scams compared to July's stats.
9/2/2022
August Stats Graph
Infographics
The August Stats Graphic shows data from hacks, scams, and incidents in August 2022
9/1/2022
What is CertiK? | New Minds Challenging Old Ideas | CertiK Brand Video
Videos
What is CertiK? Who is CertiK? What does CertiK do? CertiK are new minds challenging old ideas. CertiK is securing the web3 world.
9/1/2022
What is NEAR Protocol?
Blogs
This article will serve as an introduction to NEAR Protocol, unpack some of the innovations of its underlying technology, and underscore the importance of securing the NEAR ecosystem with a NEAR smart-contract audit.
8/31/2022