Hapless hacker and dForce (damage — $25 million) Unfortunately, hacking bitcoin exchanges and wallets is far from news to the industry.

In 2020, as a result of 122 attacks on representatives of the blockchain industry, hackers stole almost $3.8 billion in cryptocurrencies. This is evidenced by the results of the Atlas VPN study.

Data: Atlas VPN.

The attackers stole most of the funds as a result of attacks on cryptocurrency wallets — more than $3 billion.

Hackers often attacked decentralized applications on the Ethereum blockchain. In 2020, they were successfully hacked at least 47 times.

As a result of 28 hacks, cryptocurrency exchanges lost more than $300 million last year.

Calculations were made at the exchange rate as of January 12, 2021.

Analysts noted that in 2020, the number of hacks aimed at the blockchain industry decreased for the first time in five years. Experts expect that the trend will continue this year.

Recall that in October, Atlas VPN estimated that since 2012, the blockchain industry has lost more than $ 13.6 billion as a result of hacker attacks.

Read about the biggest hacks of 2020 in the ForkLog exclusive.