In a dramatic twist, one of this week’s Multichain hackers has returned 322 ETH ($974,000 at the time of writing) to the cross-chain routing protocol and one of the affected users.
However, the hacker kept 62 ETH ($187,000) as a “bug bounty”, and a total of 528 ETH (worth $1.6 million) remains outstanding after the exploits.
- Crypto.com shares details about its security incident: 483 accounts were compromised
Earlier this week, news broke of a security vulnerability in Multichain involving WETH, PERI, OMT, WBNB, MATIC, and AVAX tokens, with $1.43 million stolen. Multichain announced on January 17 that the critical vulnerability had been “reported and fixed.”
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