Hacker steals $200,000 through Multichain bug, offers to return 80% to victim
Tim Copeland reports:
The ongoing exploitation of the cross-chain protocol Multichain has now totaled $1.5 million, according to ZenGo co-founder Tal Be’ery.
A bug in the protocol is being exploited by multiple blockchain wallets, with either one hacker or many behind the attacks.
One of the hackers, who has stolen $200,000 through this bug, has offered some remorse. They claim to be a whitehat hacker and have offered to return 80% of the funds that they took.
Read more at The Block.
Why would a real whitehat steal $200,000 at all? Something doesn’t seem right with this claim.