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Binance restarts TORN deposits on ETH and BNB blockchains
On May 20, 2023, Binance made an announcement on Twitter that “Due to circumstances surrounding the protocol, Binance will temporarily pause $TORN deposits until further notice.”
Hacker drops control over Tornado Cash as they use it to wash stolen funds
A hacker who recently took over the cryptocurrency mixer Tornado Cash has given up control while still using the protocol to launder the digital tokens stolen in the attack.
Level Finance exploiter moves $1m worth of BNB to Tornado Cash
Level Finance was hacked on May 2. According to on-chain data, the hacker stole over $1m worth of BNB and is now moving the funds to Tornado Cash
Wallet drainer moves funds to Tornado Cash
Crypto security firm CertiK has warned that a known wallet drainer has moved funds into sanctioned crypto tumbler Tornado Cash. In a May 27 alert, CertiK stated that two externally owned addresses (EOAs), 0x546 and 0x108, deposited 20 ether (ETH)…
US Treasury challenged over Tornado Cash sanctions
In a bid to reverse sanctions against Ethereum's privacy service, Tornado Cash, plaintiffs question the U.S. Department of Treasury's interpretation of property rights.
Coinbase-supported motion counters Tornado Cash sanctions
The filing asserts that the Treasury does not possess the necessary jurisdiction to ban Tornado Cash and its associated transactions.
Tornado Cash attacker proposes to return control
In a shocking turn of events, an attacker who recently hijacked the governance of Tornado Cash has proposed to undo their hack, sparking both hope and skepticism within the community.
Uranium Finance exploiter launders 650 ETH through Tornado Cash
An address associated with the 2021 exploit of automated market maker Uranium Finance recently laundered over $1.18 million of stolen assets through crypto mixer Tornado Cash. The assets were transferred in ten transactions in 30 minutes today. PeckShield, a blockchain…
Attacker behind AnubisDAO rug pull transfers another $5.9m to Tornado Cash
An address linked to the 2021 AnubisDAO rug pull has reportedly moved another 3,000 ethereum (ETH) valued at about $5.9m via Tornado Cash
FilDA exploited for around $700k on ESC and REI Network
A multi-chain crypto lending protocol called FilDA Finance witnessed a $700,000 exploit on April 23. The hackers used the Elastos Smart Chain (ESC) and REI Network to steal the funds. According to the on-chain data shared in a blog post…
Tornado Cash developer Alex Pertsev to be released from jail
Alex Pertsev, the developer behind cryptocurrency mixing service Tornado Cash, is set to be released from jail under surveillance.
Coinbase supports legal challenge to US Tornado Cash ban
Crypto exchange Coinbase is throwing its support behind plaintiffs seeking to remove sanctions imposed by the United States government on Tornado Cash, a privacy-focused cryptocurrency mixer.
Euler Finance hackers begin laundering stolen tokens
Euler Finance attacker has started obfuscating the trail of the stolen $197 million worth of ether (ETH) and other crypto assets stolen from the DeFi protocol. The black hat hacker that orchestrated a flash loan attack on Euler Finance, a…
Euler hacker returns funds to one victim amid ongoing manhunt
The exploiter of Euler Finance is now moving funds to Tornado cash crypto mixer amid a manhunt commence by Euler. The exploiter however sent back some funds to one victim as per the reports.
Tornado Cash dev launches ‘regulatory compliant’ crypto mixer
Former Tornado Cash developer, Ameen Soleimani, has now developed a new mixing service called Privacy Pools to address a critical flaw of the sanctioned crypto mixer. In cryptocurrency, privacy is a top concern for many users. One solution to this…
Uranium hacker starts laundering $50m plunder almost two years later
One of the wallets associated with the 2021 Uranium Finance hacker has finally re-awaken, making transfers of 2250 ethereum(ETH) (~$3.35 million) to Tornado Cash. The hacker’s address 0xC47BdD0A852a88A019385ea3fF57Cf8de79F019d, labeled as “Uranium hacker” on Etherscan, has finally been activated. In the…