Binance Smart Chain (BSC) decentralized applications (dapps) have been hit with a number of flash loan attacks in recent weeks. According to collected data by Rekt, during the last 30 days BSC has lost a total of $167 million from these flash loan exploits.
Flash Loan Hackers Prey on Binance Smart Chain Dapps – $167 Million Siphoned in May
Flash loan attacks have become an issue for the Binance Smart Chain (BSC) as a myriad of BSC dapps were breached during the month of May. Essentially, these flash loans provide people with the ability to borrow crypto without relinquishing any collateral.
The person using the flash loan leverages the method to trigger decentralized finance (defi) apps associated with oracles to sell at the desired spot price. Sometimes the hackers leverage phony ERC20s and other malicious methods during the flash loan execution to siphon defi liquidity pools.
Bitcoin.com News has reported on numerous BSC flash loan attacks that have siphoned