DeFi ecosystem still haunted by FTX contagion: Finance Redefined

Welcome to Finance Redefined, your weekly dose of essential decentralized finance (DeFi) insights — a newsletter crafted to bring you significant developments over the last week. The FTX contagion that started in the second week of November is still haunting various crypto protocols in the DeFi ecosystem. The latest to fall prey to the contagion includes the Solana-based decentralized exchange (DEX) Serum, of which Alameda and FTX were backers. Another DeFi crypto trading firm Auros Global missed its principal repayment on a 2,400 Wrapped Ether (wETH) DeFi loan. Looking at…

BNB Chain-Based Defi Protocol Ankr Suffers Major Exploit – Defi Bitcoin News

Decentralized Web3 infrastructure provider Ankr has become the latest victim of a hacking attack targeting the defi space. The perpetrators who hit the platform were able to mint and steal a massive amount of tokens in a multimillion-dollar exploit. Defi Protocol Ankr Hit by Unlimited Mint Bug Exploit Worth Millions Ankr, a decentralized finance (defi) protocol based on Binance’s BNB Chain, has been exploited by a hacker who apparently used an unlimited minting bug. On-chain analysts broke the news on social media and the attack, which occurred on Dec. 1,…

P2P Financial Systems panel: Crypto core values and transparency are critical for DeFi

Cointelegraph’s editor-in-chief Kristina Cornèr moderated a panel discussion on DeFi’s future among market dynamics, cyberattacks and regulatory uncertainty. As one of the main growing sub-sectors in the crypto industry, decentralized finance (DeFi) has faced a challenging year amid market dynamics, cyberattacks and regulatory uncertainty. Its future demands more transparency and clarity in the regulatory landscape, according to a panel discussion at the International Workshop on P2P Financial Systems 2022 on Dec. 1.  Moderated by Cointelegraph’s editor-in-chief Kristina Cornèr with Gaspard Pedruzzi, CEO of APWine; Daniel Perez, co-founder of Mero; Hugo…

Crypto trading firm Auros Global misses DeFi payment due to FTX contagion

Crypto trading firm Auros Global appears to be suffering from FTX contagion after missing a principal repayment on a 2,400 Wrapped Ether (wETH) decentralized finance (DeFi) loan. Institutional credit underwriter M11 Credit, which manages liquidity pools on Maple Finance, told its followers in a Nov. 30 Twitter thread that the Auros had missed a principal payment on the 2,400 wETH loan, which is worth in total around $3 million. M11 Credit suggests that it is always in close communication with its borrowers, particularly after events in the last month, and…

Football Fever Is Infecting DeFi Project With Excitement – Press release Bitcoin News

press release PRESS RELEASE. Doha, Qatar: For the next couple of weeks, over a billion people are glued to the TV every day watching players of their favorite team working brilliantly together to win the ultimate prize. What’s really different this time around is how much crypto plays a role in football, with team fan tokens and NFT collections released by football stars like Christiano Ronaldo as prominent examples. And now, leading communities in crypto are joining football fever and even using it as an opportunity to bring crypto to…