13 hack event(s)
Description of the event: According to SlowMist, the GenomesDAO project on MATIC was attacked by hackers, resulting in the unexpected withdrawal of funds in its LPSTAKING contract. This incident is because the LPSTAKING contract of GenomesDAO can be arbitrarily repeatedly initialized and set key parameters, resulting in the malicious exhaustion of the collateral in the contract.
Amount of loss: - Attack method: Contract vulnerabilities
Description of the event: Decentralized exchange Quickswap has come under attack for a vulnerability in its hosting provider GoDaddy. The hijackers gained access to QuickSwap's DNS through a vulnerability in GoDaddy, where QuickSwap domains were hosted. Some DEX users lost around $107,600 through platform swaps before QuickSwap was able to regain control of our domain.
Amount of loss: $ 107,600 Attack method: Domain name hijacking
Description of the event: The QI Vesting contract on the streaming digital asset protocol Superfluid has been exploited by an attacker by passing in incorrect call data. This vulnerability allows the attacker to transfer funds from Superfluid user wallets to exchanges on Polygon and exchange them for ETH.
Amount of loss: $ 13,000,000 Attack method: Call data incoming error
Description of the event: On December 3, a group of white hat hackers notified Polygon’s vulnerability bounty agency Immunefi of a vulnerability in the Polygon PoS creation contract. The Polygon core team contacted the organization and Immunefi's expert team and immediately launched a repair procedure. Validators and the full-node community are notified to upgrade 80% of the network without interruption within 24 hours. The upgrade was performed on December 5th at block #22156660, which did not affect the activity and performance of the network. The vulnerability has been fixed and the damage has been mitigated, with no substantial damage to the agreement and its end users. All Polygon contracts and node implementations remain fully open source. Polygon paid a total of approximately $3.46 million in bounty to the two white hats who helped discover the vulnerability. Despite our best efforts, malicious hackers were able to use this vulnerability to steal 801,601 MATIC before the network upgrade took effect. The foundation will bear the cost of the theft.
Amount of loss: 801,601 MATIC Attack method: Contract vulnerabilities
Description of the event: Bug bounty platform Immunefi says white hat hacker Gerhard Wagner submitted a critical vulnerability affecting the Polygon Plasma Bridge on October 5, 2021 that allows attackers to withdraw their burn transactions from the bridge multiple times for up to 223 times. About $850 million is at risk, and an attack with just $100,000 would result in a loss of $22.3 million. Polygon confirmed the bug and immediately began fixing the underlying issue, which was resolved within a week. Polygon agreed to pay up to $2 million for the submission.
Amount of loss: $ 2,000,000 Attack method: Double Spend
Description of the event: The profit farming agreement PolyYeld Finance was attacked. The project contract was used to mint 4.9 trillion YELD tokens and dump them in the secondary market.
Amount of loss: 4,900,000,000,000 YELD Attack method: Deflationary token compatibility issues
Description of the event: DeFi revenue aggregator PancakeBunny tweeted that its version on Polygon was attacked by outsiders and has suspended all Polygon Sushi Vaults. According to officials, Polygon vaults, BSC PancakeBunny vaults, and BUNNY are currently safe. The attacker made a profit of 1281 WETH.
Amount of loss: $ 2,402,462 Attack method: Flash loan attack
Description of the event: The Polygon Space Token (pSPACE) of the Polygon platform suffered a lightning loan attack. It is reported that this is a profit-inflation bug.
Amount of loss: - Attack method: Profit-inflation bug
Description of the event: DeFi project helios on Polygon rug pull. (0x8eb6ead701b7d378cf62c898a0a7b72639a89201)
Amount of loss: $ 1,446,704 Attack method: Scam
Description of the event: The algorithmic stablecoin project SafeDollar on Polygon is suspected of being hacked, and an unconfirmed contract seems to have taken away 250,000 USD in USDC and USDT.
Amount of loss: $ 250,000 Attack method: Flash loan attack
Description of the event: The Polygon ecological project PolyDEX had a hacking incident. The hackers carried out a reentry attack on the Token Locker smart contract and stole about $500,000 worth of funds from the project.
Amount of loss: $ 500,000 Attack method: ERC777 Reentry Attack
Description of the event: On June 5, 2021, PolyButterfly, a decentralized financial protocol based on Polygon, disappeared. Its website has been closed, and its Twitter account and Telegram chat history have been deleted. Before this mysterious disappearance, it was revealed that the PolyButterfly code had a dangerous backdoor that allowed the product team to remove customer liquidity. According to RugDoc, the scammers stole more than 600 ether, or more than $1,500,000.
Amount of loss: $ 1,500,000 Attack method: Scam
Description of the event: Ankitt Gaur, founder and CEO of Layer 2 DeFi lending protocol EasyFi (EASY), said, “On April 19, team members reported that a large number of EASY tokens were transferred from the official EasyFi wallet to the Ethereum network and several unknowns on the Polygon network. Wallet. Someone may have attacked the management key or mnemonic. The hacker successfully obtained the administrator key and transferred $6 million of existing liquid funds in the form of USD/DAI/USDT from the protocol pool, and transferred 298 Ten thousand EASY tokens (approximately 30% of the total supply of EASY tokens, currently valued at 40.9 million U.S. dollars) were transferred to the wallet of the suspected hacker (0x83a2EB63B6Cc296529468Afa85DbDe4A469d8B37)."
Amount of loss: $ 46,900,000 Attack method: Private key leak