As reported by CNBC, more than $600 million was stolen in what is likely to be one of the biggest cryptocurrency thefts ever. Hackers exploited a vulnerability in Poly Network, a platform that looks to connect different blockchains so that they can work together. In a strange turn of events Wednesday, the hackers began returning some of the funds they stole.
The crypto ended up in these two wallets:
Why does it matter? While the wallets are anonymous, the crypto in them is now forever tainted. Any coin in those wallets will forever and immutably be tied to the hack. So, for all intents and purposes, the money is useless.
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