The Horizon bridge enabling the transfer of crypto assets between the Harmony ONE/USD and Ethereum ETH/USD blockchains has been hacked and $100 million worth of assets were stolen.
What Happened: Harmony's official Twitter Inc. TWTR account announced on Friday it has detected a theft on the Horizen bridge this morning totaling about $100 million. The team wrote: "We have begun working with national authorities and forensic specialists to identify the culprit and retrieve the stolen funds."
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Currently, the Horizon bridge's activity has been stopped to prevent further value extraction by malicious actors as the team continues to investigate.
On-chain data shows the primary address siphoned out 84,620,000 AAG Ventures AAG/USD tokens for a current value of more than $1 million after a 20% fall; 110,000 Frax Share (FXS) worth more than $572,000; 415,000 SushiSwap SUSHI/USD worth more than $522,000; 990 Aave AAVE/USD worth more than $67,000, 43 Wrapped Ethereum (WETH) worth more than $50,000, and a separate transaction for 5,620,000 Frax FRAX/USD worth more than $29 million.
A secondary address got its hands on 44,619,999 AAG worth more than $572,000 and a tertiary address stole 5.530 million of Binance USD BNB/USD and 43 WETH worth about $52,000.
Harmony's estimate of $100 million worth of assets implies that there are also more addresses involved in the hack.
ONE Price Action: As of press time Friday morning, Harmony's token is trading at $0.02554 after seeing its price fall by 2.69% over the last 24 hours.
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