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Security researchers found over 40 bugs in blockchain platforms in 30 days

Security researchers found over 40 bugs in blockchain platforms in 30 days (Malware and Vulnerabilities)

Thirteen companies dealing with cryptocurrency and blockchain tech received a total of 43 vulnerability reports in the period between February 13 and March 13, as per bug reports submitted to vulnerability disclosure platform Hacker One. Esports gambling platform Unikrn (which also has its own cryptocurrency called Unikoin Gold) received the most vulnerability reports out of any company in the blockchain sector, with 12 bugs flagged via its disclosure program. Blockchain consensus protocol Tendermint received four bug reports, followed by Augur and Tezos with three each; Monero, ICON, and MyEtherWallet received two vulnerability reports each too. The remainder of vulnerabilities were found in cryptocurrency exchange Coinbase, Crypto.com, Electroneum, and Brave Software (developer of the semi-centralized “decentralized” Brave browser), each of which received one bug report. Despite having received 12 bug reports, Unikrn distributed a total of $1,375 in bug bounties.

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