Cybercriminals were able to steal close to $3.8B in bitcoin — based on bitcoin values in mid-January 2021 — in 122 attacks last year, according to an analysis by Atlas VPN. The attackers targeted decentralized apps running on the Ethereum platform, cryptocurrency exchanges, and blockchain wallets.
More from Atlas VPN:
- The analysis used data provided by Slowmist Hacked, which aggregates data about disclosed attacks targeting blockchain projects, apps, and tokens.
- Around $3B was stolen from bitcoin wallets, $436M from Ethereum apps, and $300M from cryptocurrency exchanges.
- In addition, $10M was stolen from Tron apps, $5.9M from blockchains, and $2.8M from EOS apps.