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dYdX founder blames V3 central parts for ‘focused assault,’ entails FBI

Decentralized finance (DeFi) protocol dYdX founder Antonio Juliano took to X (previously Twitter) to share among the findings of the investigation into the lack of $9 million in insurance coverage funds, in what many suspected was an exit rip-off, that occurred on Nov. 17.

Juliano famous that the precise dYdX chain wasn’t compromised, and the insurance coverage claims of $9 million occurred on the v3 chain. The v3 insurance coverage fund was used to fill gaps in liquidation processes within the YFI market.

The protocol co-founder additionally careworn that dYdX has no plans to barter with the exploiters behind the assault and can as a substitute pay bounties to these most useful in aiding the investigation:

“We won’t pay bounties to, or negotiate with the attacker. We and others have made important progress into figuring out the attacker. We’re within the means of reporting the data we’ve to the FBI.”

Juliano added that the v3 chain that was exploited has central parts that could possibly be one of many potential causes behind the compromise. The safety incident drove the Yearn.finance token to drop by 43% on Nov. 17. The sudden worth crash raised considerations throughout the crypto group a couple of doable exit rip-off.

The exploit on Nov. 17 focused lengthy positions in YFI tokens on the alternate, liquidating positions price practically $38 million. This was one of many key catalysts behind the worth drop of the YFI token. The trade-in query worn out over $300 million in market capitalization from the YFI token, additional fueling the insider job idea.

Safety breaches in DeFi are nothing new; nonetheless, what makes this incident completely different is the truth that dYdX is concentrated on discovering the wrongdoer utilizing the group quite than paying a direct bounty to the exploiters.

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