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.