Polygon pays $2M bounty on bug which could have compromised $850M in user funds

Polygon pays $2M bounty on bug which could have compromised $850M in user funds

The white hat hacker speculated that the bug might have been created from "using someone else’s code and not having a 100% understanding of what it does." White hat hacker Gerhard Wagner has earned $2 million after reporting a solution to a potentially costly “double-spend” bug on the Polygon network.In an Oct. 21 blog post from Immunefi, a security service that helps facilitate bug reports in decentralized finance projects, Polygon network’s Plasma Bridge was at risk of having $850 million removed by a knowledgeable hacker. According to the project, the vulnerability would have allowed....


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