Hackers steal crypto worth $1.2b through 'bridges' this year — already double of 2021

Hackers steal crypto worth $1.2b through 'bridges' this year — already double of 2021

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Another day, another hack and another blockchain bridge burned.

When thieves stole an estimated $190 million from US crypto firm Nomad last week, it was the seventh hack of 2022 to target an increasingly important cog in the crypto machine: Blockchain bridges”  — strings of code that help move crypto coins between different applications.

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