August 12, 2021 Poly Network targeted in $611M attack.

Blockchain interoperability project Poly Network was exploited for $611M in cryptoassets this week. The assets stolen were hosted on Binance Smart Chain and Ethereum, including $85 million in USDC. Following claims by blockchain security firm Slowmist that the attacker had been identified, $256M of stolen assets were returned to the protocol.

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