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Profanity tool vulnerability drains $3.3M despite 1Inch warning By Cointelegraph

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Profanity tool vulnerability drains $3.3M despite 1Inch warning

Decentralized change aggregator 1inch Community issued a warning to crypto traders after figuring out a vulnerability in Profanity, an (ETH) self-importance handle producing tool. Despite the proactive warning, apparently, hackers have been in a position to make away with $3.3 million value of cryptocurrencies.

On Sept. 15, 1Inch revealed the dearth of security in utilizing Profanity because it used a random 32-bit vector to seed 256-bit non-public keys. Additional investigations identified the anomaly within the creation of self-importance addresses, suggesting that Profanity wallets have been secretly hacked. The warning got here within the type of a tweet, as proven beneath.

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