Decentralized exchange (DEX) dYdX was forced to tap into its insurance fund to cover $9 million in user settlements on November 17. According For dYdX founder Antonio Juliano, the losses were the result of a “targeted attack” against the exchange.
According to reports from the dYdX team at X (formerly Twitter), the v3 insurance fund was used “to fill gaps in settlement processes in the YFI market.” The Yearn.finance (AND FI) token fell 43% on Nov. 17 after skyrocketing more than 170% in the weeks prior. The sudden drop in prices raised concerns within the crypto community about a possible exit scam.
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