Latest News About Ronin Bridge Hacks
On March 29, the Ronin bridge and Katana Dex have been halted after suffering an exploit for 173,600 Ethereum (ETH) and 25.5 million USD Coin (USDC), worth a combined $612 million, which is the highest loss in the history of DeFi. This indicator trackes the latest news of Ronin bridge hacks for the first time.
Ronin Attacker-Related Address Transferred 3003 Eth to New Address, and Transferred to Tornado.cash With 100 Coins Each KingData News: According to OKLink monitoring, the Ronin Network attacker-related address transferred 3003.3 ETH to the new address. Lately, the 3000 ETH under the address were transferred to Tornado.Cash in the amount of 100 ETH each.
Ronin Network Attacker Transferred Over 20,000 ETH to New Address KingData News: According to OKLink data, the attacker address of Ronin Network transferred 23,528.8 ETH (about $67 million) to the new address 0x3e37627deaa754090fbfbb8bd226c1ce66d255e9 at 16:23:28 Beijing time on May 3, and the current balance of the attacker's address is about 12597.1 ETH. , worth about $36 million.
Ronin Releases Investigation Report on "$620 Million Stolen", All User Funds to be Secured by Recent Financing KingData News: Axie Infinity sidechain Ronin released an after-action investigation report on the previous "$620 million stolen" security breach and said the Ronin Network bridge is currently being redesigned and is expected to reopen in mid/late May. All user funds in the bridge are guaranteed by the recent Sky Mavis funding round, Axie Infinity and Sky Mavis balance sheet assets, and personal funds from the core team.
Peckshield: 18,256.8 ETH Has Been Moved Away From Ronin Hacker Address KingData News: According to PeckShield alert, the second batch of the 18,256.8 ETH has been moved, with 25% going to a new address (0x5967524ce3bc2bc422e584e33bd50921a22e3c0a) and transferring to Tornadocash from Ronin Network exploiter after OFAC sanctioned Ronin Network hack tied to North Korea's Hacker Lazarus.
Ronin Network Attacker Addresses Have Transferred 65% of Stolen Funds KingData News: PeckShield tweeted that, As of April 26, 2022, 65% of the stolen funds have been transferred out of the RoninNetwork exploiter's wallet, including 22% (39,700 ETH) has already laundered via TornadoCash, 41% has transferred to 3 new addresses.
Ronin Attacker Transferred Over 30,000 ETH to New Address, Worth About $100 Million KingData News: According to OkLink monitoring, the Ronin Network attacker's address transferred 33568.152 ETH (about $100 million) to the new address 0x35fb6f6db4fb05e6a4ce86f2c93691425626d4b1 at 14:47:49 BST on April 24. The current balance of the attacker's address is 61,253.4 ETH, worth $180 million.
CZ: Ronin Network Attackers Transferred Some Stolen Funds to Binance, $5.8 Million Recovered KingData News: On April 22nd, Binance founder CZ said on social media that Ronin Network attackers have transferred part of the stolen funds to Binance via 86 addresses. Up till now $5.8 million of the stolen assets has been recovered.
US Officials Tie North Korea’s ‘Lazarus’ Hackers to $625M Crypto Theft KingData News: The U.S. Treasury Department alleged that North Korean hacking group Lazarus is tied to a more than $600 million theft of cryptocurrency from the Axie Infinity-linked Ronin bridge. The Treasury Department added an Ethereum address to its sanctions list on Thursday. Wallet profiler Nansen had labeled the sanctioned address as a “Ronin Bridge Exploiter”, which currently held 148,000 ETH.
2900 ETH Of Ronin Network's Stolen Funds Transferred To Tornado Cash KingData learned that PeckShield sent out an alert on Twitter that 2,900 ETH (approximately $8.7 million) of Ronin Network's stolen funds have now been transferred to Tornado Cash after passing through an intermediate address (0xb2369D20e7f0C46270b9F79ab26Fc62fadA356c7).
The Attacked Address of Ronin Has Transferred 13,100 ETH to Tornado.Cash as of April 9 KingData learned that PeckShield tweeted that as of April 9, 2022, the attacked address of Ronin has transferred 13,100 ETH (worth $42 million) to Tornado.Cash, and also holds about 159,710 ETH (worth $512 million) in the wallet.
Ronin's Hacked Address Transferred 6105 ETH to 2 Intermediate Addresses KingData learned that starting from 02:46:54 UTC on April 9th, the attacked address of the Ronin Network on the Axie Infinity side chain has successively transferred two transactions totaling 6,105 ETH to two intermediate addresses, one of which has been further dispersed into each transaction. Transfer to Tornado.Cash in the form of 100 ETH.
Axie Infinity Builder Takes ‘Full Responsibility’ for $625M Ronin Hack, Exec Says KingData learned that ”Axie Infinity will take full responsibility for this internally“, said Alexsander Larsen, chief operating officer of Sky Mavis, in an appearance Friday morning on CoinDesk TV. Larsen said that the team is replacing the money stolen from the bridge and raising outside funds, noting that although the ethos of crypto is that the space is dangerous, “users shouldn’t lose their funds in a situation like this, it’s our responsibility.”
Ronin Network Exploiter Again Transfer 2800 ETH To Tornado Cash KingData learned that Axie Infinity sidechain Ronin Network exploiter transferred 2,800 ETH to Tornado Cash. From Mar 31 17:49:06 UTC to Apr 6 6:05:58 UTC, Axie Infinity sidechain Ronin Network attacked address has transferred 1233.9811 ETH to Huobi Global and 4,400 ETH to Tornado Cash.
Ronin: The Validation Nodes Damaged In The $600 Million Exploit Have Been Replaced and New Validation Nodes Will Be Added KingData learned that Axie Infinity Side chain Ronin announced on April 1 that it has replaced verification nodes that were damaged in a recent $600 million exploit. The development team is pushing ahead with plans to add new validation nodes to Ronin in the coming weeks to enhance security.
Axie Infinity Owner ‘Fully Committed’ to Reimbursing Players After Hack According to KingData Learned, Sky Mavis, the company behind Axie Infinity, said it would compensate online participants who lost funds after hackers stole about $600 million from Ronin's systems. “We're still working on a solution, that is an ongoing discussion."
Axie Infinity：This was a social engineering attack combined with a human error from December 2021. According to KingData Learned, NFT game Axie Infinity co-founder and COO Psycheout tweeted that the internal network is currently undergoing an in-depth forensic review and that the hack was the result of a social engineering attack and human error in December 2021. Axie Infinity is committed to ensuring that all depleted funds are recovered or repaid and is continuing conversations with stakeholders to determine the best course of action.
Binance：all eposits and withdrawals on the Ronin (RON) network have been suspended According to KingData Learned, Binance announcement that following a security breach on the Ronin network, the Cryptocurrency Investigations team is supporting the Axie Infinity team in tracking related transactions to identify the hacker, and that all deposits and withdrawals on the Ronin network were suspended on March 29. Meanwhile, Binance is supporting the Axie Infinity team and law enforcement in investigating the issue, potential hacker addresses have been blocked, and a dedicated monitoring team is in place to monitor any unusual transactions.