• Euler Labs experienced a security breach resulting in the loss of $197 million worth of cryptocurrency.
• The malicious actors stole 8.76 million DAI, 33.85 million USDC, 849 WBTC and 85,817 stETH.
• Following the news, Euler Labs‘ EUL token has plummeted 48%.
Euler Labs has been exploited for $177 million in four transactions according to Blockchain security firm BlockSec. Two more attack transactions took the total loss to $197 million. This included 8.76 million DAI, 33.85 million USDC, 849 Wrapped Bitcoin (WBTC) worth $18.5 million and 85,817 staked Ethereum (stETH) worth $135.8 million as confirmed by Arkham Intelligence who corroborated BlockSec’s findings.
The UK-based firm confirmed that it was aware of the exploit and stated that their team is currently working with security professionals and law enforcement to release further information when available .
Following the news, Euler Labs‘ EUL token has plunged by roughly 48% to 3.10 according to CoinMarketCap data .
Euler Finance provides on-chain lending services and completed a $32 million funding round that included Coinbase and defunct crypto exchange FTX in 2022 .
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