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DailyCryptonews by cryptoborges - 13/02/2021


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Morgan Stanley to consider Bitcoin for $150 billion investment wing

According to a report from Bloomberg news this morning, Morgan Stanley is the latest major financial institution to consider an investment in Bitcoin.

Citing “people with knowledge of the matter,” the report says that Cointerpoint Global, a subsidiary of Morgan Stanley Investment Management with $150 billion in assets under management, “is exploring whether the cryptocurrency would be a suitable option for its investors.”

In Janurary, Cointelegraph reported that Morgan Stanley had purchased a 10% stake in Microstrategy, whose stock has been on a tear and whose CEO has become a Bitcoin icon since announcing a strategic investment in Bitcoin last year.


Alpha Homora loses $37 million following Iron Bank exploit

In one of the largest exploits of the DeFi era, this morning an attacker successfully drained over $37 million from Alpha Homora by leveraging Cream’s Iron Bank protocol-to-protocol lending platform.

Alpha Finance Lab, announced on Twitter this morning that they were aware of an attack, that the “loophole” that allowed it had been patched, and that the team had a “prime suspect”:

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The attacker used Alpha Homora to borrow and lend repeatedly with Iron Bank, which allows for leveraged lending. Some analysts have speculated that a faked “spell” (Alpha’s branded term for a smart contract) is what enabled the exploit:

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This “fake spell/contract” exploit conceptually echoes the “evil jar” attack on Pickle Finance that netted an attacker $20 million late last year. In both cases, the exploited protocols errantly responded to faked contracts.

Intrepid chain activity monitors noticed that Three Arrows Capital sent over $3 million in ALPHA tokens to Binance this morning, possibly with the intention of selling:


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