Mystery of the whale wallet holding 50% of Axie Infinity’s SLP supply

For nearly a year now, a mysterious Axie Infinity wallet has been quietly amassing billions of Smooth Love Potion (SLP), the in-game cryptocurrency powering one of the industry’s most popular play-to-earn (P2E) crypto games.  Today, the anonymous whale wallet now holds a little over 22 billion SLP — more than 50% the total circulating supply […]

Battle-hardened Ronin bridge to Axie reopens following $600M hack

Sky Mavis, developers of the popular play-to-earn (P2E) NFT game Axie Infinity have announced that the Ronin bridge is back online three months after it was hacked for more than $600 million. The Ronin bridge is an Ethereum sidechain built for Axie Infinity, and it enables users to transfer assets between the sidechain and the […]

Plan for $1M bug bounties and double the nodes in wake of $600M Ronin hack

The Ronin Network and Sky Mavis have vowed to upgrade their smart contracts, offer lucrative bug bounties and ramp up security following the $600 million hack late last month. As Cointelegraph previously reported, the Ethereum sidechain developed for the popular NFT game Axie Infinity was the victim of an exploit for 173,600 Ether (ETH) and […]

Axie Infinity's Ronin bridge hacked for over $600M

According to Axie Infinity’s official Discord and Ronin Network’s official Twitter thread, along with its Substack page, the Ronin bridge and Katana Dex have been halted after suffering an exploit for 173,600 Ethereum (ETH) and 25.5 million USD Coin (USDC), worth a combined $612 million at Tuesday’s prices. In a statement, its developers said they […]