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.

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