OpenZeppelin Discloses ‘High Severity Vulnerability’ in DeFi Wallet Argent

A “high severity vulnerability” was found and patched in Ethereum wallet Argent, according to leading white-hat hackers OpenZeppelin. Disclosed Friday, OpenZeppelin security researcher Alice Henshaw discovered a vulnerability within Argent that would have allowed user funds to be drained from wallets that did not have Argent’s “guardian” feature.  According to an OpenZepplin blog post and […]

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Meet FumbleChain, the Purposely Flawed Blockchain

FumbleChain makes breaking blockchains a sport. Demonstrated for the first time last Thursday at the Black Hat infosec event, the deliberately flawed technology is meant to act as an educational tool for crypto developers. “Basically, this what people call CTF, or ‘capture the flag,’” explained Nils Amiet, a senior security engineer at Kudelski and one […]

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‘Critical’ MakerDAO Vulnerability Could Have Frozen Voter Funds, Auditors Say

A critical vulnerability on the programmatic lending platform MakerDAO could have made user funds irretrievable, according to security audit firm Zeppelin. Discovered in the last few weeks, MakerDAO issued Monday an urgent plea to token holders of the MakerDAO platform, writing on Reddit: “In partnership with Coinbase and Zeppelin, the Maker Foundation has been participating […]

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