The decentralized finance (DeFi) ecosystem has experienced a challenging week after a seismic security incident led to over $61 million being stolen from Curve Finance’s pools, leaving several protocols facing broader contagion risks.
This attack exposed vulnerabilities across DeFi projects and sparked efforts to recover stolen funds over the past few days.
The hack: Curve Finance pools are exploited for over $61 million due to reentrancy vulnerability
The impact: Vyper vulnerability exposes DeFi ecosystem to stress tests; CRV price plummets
Curve’s CEO scurries to pay collateralized loans
CEX price feed prevents Curve price from collapsing