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Prisma Finance Hacker Claims ‘Whitehat Rescue’ After $11.6 Million Exploit

Prisma Finance’s hacker, who stole $11.6 million from the decentralized finance (DeFi) protocol, claims the exploit was a “whitehat rescue” and is enquiring who to contact to refund the funds, according to on-chain messages. A white hat hacker tries to find security vulnerabilities in software code using their hacking skills. Six hours following the Prisma Finance hack, the attacker sent a message claiming it was a “whitehat rescue” aimed at helping the platform, according to blockchain analytics firm Etherscan. According to estimates by blockchain security firm PeckShield, 3,257.7 ETH was stolen and sent to three separate addresses.

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