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Hundred Finance Latest Victim in DeFi Hacks, Loses $7 Million in Security Breach

Hundred Finance Latest Victim in DeFi Hacks, Loses $7 Million in Security Breach

Recently there have been lots of security breaches in many popular DeFi protocols. Today, yet another project lost millions in a hacking incident.

Hundred Finance, a lending protocol based on decentralized Finance (DeFi) across multiple chains, has encountered a significant security breach while utilizing the veHND model on the Optimism layer-2 scaling solution.

To ensure market health and stability, the protocol combines with Chainlink oracles. On Saturday, April 15, the protocol declared through its official Twitter account that it had suffered a hack, leading to losses that were approximated at $7 million.

Hundred Finance also stated via Twitter that it had reached out to the hackers and is in discussions with several security teams to better understand the event.


At the time of writing, CertiK, a blockchain security firm assigned to investigate the incident, has stated that the scale of the breach remains unclear.

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On April 13, Aave and Yearn Finance lost $10 million in an exploit. Before that SushiSwap fell victim to a security breach, which led to the loss of over $3 million, thanks to a bug in the smart contract.

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