Curve Hack Explained | Roundup

In today's round-up, we dive into the $70M Curve Exploit. Joined by Ren, a blockworks research analyst, and Andrew, blockwork's lead data reporter, the team dives into how the exploit happened, the impacted pools, MEV & White Hat recovery efforts, and Egorov's liquidation hunt.

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Technical Post-mortem


Egorov's Debank Profile


Egorov's Aave


OTC Deals




(00:00) Introduction

(00:24) What is Curve?

(03:49) Exploit Explained

(08:59) Impacted Curve Liquidity Pools

(16:01) Vyper Code Exploit

(20:25) Permissionless Ad

(21:51) Centralized War Rooms

(25:54) MEV Bots vs Hackers

(31:29) Egorov Liquidation Hunt

(38:09) Abracadabra Governance Proposal

(40:25) Bad Debt Stand-off

(44:06) OTC Deals

(49:04) Lending Protocol Watershed Moment

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