$615m crypto stolen from Ronin behind Axie Infinity in one of largest DeFi breaches 

Mark Battersby
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A hacker has stolen cryptocurrencies worth around $615m from Ronin, a Blockchain platform behind popular non-fungible token (NFT) game Axie Infinity, in one of the largest decentralised finance (DeFi) breaches to date.  The Blockchain platform and Axie Infinity operator Sky Mavis admitted the security breach, saying that 173,600 Ethereum and 25.5M USDC (a cryptocurrency pegged to the US dollar) were drained from the Ronin bridge in two transactions. The cryptocurrencies would have been worth about $615m. In a blog statement on 29 March Ronin said: "We are working with law enforceme...

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