the Immunefi reportThe DeFi bug bounty and security services platform shows that total losses in 2022 exceeded $3.9 billion, a figure the authors of the report deemed impressive. Crypto losses in 2022. Much of the amount of crypto money lost to the community due to hacking and fraud attacks was concentrated in the last quarter, with attacks on FTX worth $650 million and BNB Chain worth $570 million added to more than 1.2 billion.
According to the information contained in the report, the BNB Chain has overtaken Ethereum to become the top Blockchain attack target in 2022, with 65 incidents. In the case of Ethereum, 49 incidents were seen, while Solana, which was not among the top 10 chains targeted by attacks last year, reached third place in the 2023 best.
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Web 3 2023 valuation has been valued at more than 934 billion 2022, which represents an unparalleled opportunity for black khat hackers. the Immunefi states that he has reviewed several cases theBlack hat hackers exploited different encryption protocolsas well as cases of protocols allegedly involving serious violations in 2022. 168 such incidents were identified, including unsuccessful attack attempts as well as possible fraud.
in Losses in the web3 ecosystem amounted to 3.9 billion, of which 3.7 billion were attributed to hacker attacks, relating to 134 incidents. The most important sums are related to the cases of the ronin network, the BNP series,
Wormhole and FTX. This year’s 5 biggest exploits account for nearly 60% of 2022’s losses.
Despite the high value of the losses, Immunefi points out This represents a decrease of 51.2% compared to 2021 when hacker attacks and fraud amounted to €8 billion.
The company, which protects more than $60 billion in user funds, also mentioned in the report that in 2022 Hacker attacks were the biggest cause of losses at 95.6%, while scams and scams made up only 4.4%.
You are DeFi (Decentralized Finance) systems are the main targets for successful attacks, with 80.5% of caseswhile CeFi (Central Finance) accounts for less than 20%.
It should also be noted that 204 million of the stolen funds were recovered in 13 specific cases.
the The Immunefi platform was founded and led by Portuguese descendant Michel Amador, is currently located in Lisbon. It has leading crypto projects on its platform such as Chainlink, Wormhole, MakerDAO, Compound, Synthetix, and others.
The report can be viewed online at Immunefi.
Editor’s note: The story has been updated with more information. Last updated 14:29