According to CertiKAlert, the total losses to exploits, hacks, and scams in December 2018 amounted to approximately $62.2 million. This marks the lowest monthly figure for the year. Of these losses, exit scams accounted for approximately $15.5 million and flashloans for approximately $7.6 million.
#CertiKStatsAlert 🚨— CertiK Alert (@CertiKAlert) December 31, 2022
Combining all the incidents in December we’ve confirmed ~$62.2M lost to exploits, hacks and scams.
The lowest monthly figure this year.
Exit scams were ~$15.5M
Flashloans were ~$7.6M
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While any loss of funds to malicious activity is concerning, the fact that December saw the lowest monthly loss of the year could be seen as a positive development.
It is unclear if this trend will continue in the future, but it is important for individuals and organizations to remain vigilant and take steps to protect themselves from potential threats. This includes staying informed about current threats, using strong passwords and security measures, and being cautious about online interactions and transactions.
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