Buying the Dip?

The crypto bear market has brought many surprises leaving investors wondering when to start buying again. Who is buying this dip?

This Week in Crypto

Big week for crypto. Summary here on the Lummis-Gillibrand Bill, the successful execution of Ethereum’s Ropsten “testnet” merge, and a long term view for Chainlink staking.

Vyper for Beginners — Structs and Mappings

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Welcome back to Vyper for Beginners! This lesson covers two data structure types: structs and mappings. The major difference between these structures and the simple data types covered previously is that structs and mappings are designed to hold differing data types “within” themselves. The closest simple data type is a Dynamic Array, which is limited … Read more

Breaking: Bored Ape Yacht Club Discord Hacked

Another day, another stolen ape, and the Bored Ape Yacht Club Discord hacked again. In the wee hours of the morning on June 4th, an attacker was able to compromise mod accounts and bots in the BAYC and Otherside Discord servers, and posted a malicious giveaway link. Victims thinking they would receive a giveaway approved … Read more

What To Do If You Fall Victim To A Crypto Scam

An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure, and most of your crypto security efforts should take place before an incident occurs. Good safety practices and healthy skepticism will prevent many attack vectors. But sometimes, despite our best efforts, the unthinkable happens. What do you do if you fall victim to a crypto … Read more

How To Read A Smart Contract Audit Report

Diligent smart contract audits are an essential part of crypto security. Getting the audit is only the first step, though. As a protocol owner, even if you receive an audit from one of the best smart contract auditors, you still have to understand their findings and implement any fixes. As an investor, how do you … Read more

I Got Options: Dopex Protocol Overview

Dopex is the premier on-chain options provider. The Arbitrum-native protocol has broken much ground for delivering decentralized, trustless options trading to the blockchain. This Dopex protocol overview article will dive into some of the technical details that make this protocol so special. Fear not, there is no scary math ahead! Part of my reason for … Read more

Breaking: Fei Protocol Hacked For $76 Million Loss

Dawn breaks Saturday morning in the Americas with a crushing DeFi exploit. Stablecoin provider and Tribe DAO member Fei Protocol was hacked in a series of transactions around 6:30 EST, for a loss of over 26,873 ETH, just over $76 million USD. The protocol is currently offering a $10 million USD whitehat bounty for return … Read more

Saddle Finance Hacked For $11 Million USD Loss

Saddle Finance is no stranger to hacks. They’ve already been hit before, under somewhat suspicious circumstances. This time around, though, it looks like a plain old fatfinger by the developers. Saddle Finance was hacked today, 4/30/22, for the loss of 3,933 ETH, worth over $11 million. The swap between sUSD and saddleUSD-V2 did not use … Read more

Concentrated Liquidity: Uniswap V3 Overview

In Decentralized Finance, protocols live and die by liquidity. Billions of dollars are thrown around trying to manage and direct it. There are entire protocols that only exist to manage liquidity. For much of DeFi history, there was only one answer when it came to efficient swaps for large amounts: Curve. That changed with the … Read more