Devcon VI

The $10B Problem - web3 Security Against Coordinated Adversaries
10-11, 15:30–16:00 (America/Bogota), Talk 3

Bored Ape Yacht Club Discord hacked, Ronin Bridge compromised, the news articles are fraught with Ethereum exploits. Chainalysis has identified that these attacks are often executed by a small circle of well-funded, well-coordinated adversaries. In this session, Chainalysis examines how these actors operate, how we investigate the flow of funds to try to disrupt attacks, and how the web3 community can work together to raise costs for attackers using the transparency of public blockchains.

Julia Hardy is an investigator at Chainalysis specializing in DeFi and web3 investigations. In the past year, Julia has investigated over 20 hacks, tracking the movements of over $12 billion USD worth of stolen funds.

Adam Hart is a training specialist at Chainalysis specializing in DeFi and web3 investigations. He built the Chainalysis Ethereum Investigations Certifications course and has presented on Ethereum and DeFi on-chain analytics at various industry events.