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By Tharini Ilanchezhian

Poly Network, a crypto currency platform had lost whooping amount of $610 million because of this heist. Sources say that it had offered the hackers an amount of $500,000.

As a meagerly known name in the world of crypto, Poly Network is a decentralized Finance (DeFi) platform working on enabling a peer-to-peer transaction by allowing users to make use of tokens across different block chains. In a statement, the firm thanked the hacker jargoned as 'White Hat' saying that he had helped them improve the poly network securities. The hacker had earlier claimed that the heist was 'Just For Fun' and to expose the vulnerabilities of crypto cyber world.

Poly Network had in terms of appreciation, rewarded the hacker with $500,000 on account of returning the digital coins. The statement has not disclosed the medium of payment of the $500,000. It said that the hacker had responded to the offer but did not reveal that if it was accepted or rejected.

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The blockchain security firm Snowmist stated that the hackers were able to rob the $619 million worth of Ethereum, Binance, Smart chain and USDC (USD coin) from the crypto currency platform. This biggest hack in history of Decentralized Finance (DeFi) has alarmed the world of crypto currency.

According to the Blockchain analysis company Chainalysis, the unidentified hacker has exploited and made use of the vulnerabilities of digital contracts used by Poly Network, to move assets across different blockchains.

According to a statement released on Friday, the hacker returned crypto worth of $340 million to the firm whereas the bulk rest of the assets were combined controlled by them and Poly Network. Poly Network has announced the heist by Tuesday, but the immediate day after this occurred, the hackers started returning money to the firm.

The hackers claimed that the planned attack of the digital coins was for 'Fun' and the plan was to return them anyway. Blockchain analysts have stated that the hackers would have found it challenging to launder such a huge scale amount of stolen crypto currency.

Poly Network had also written a note on its twitter warning the hackers about the legal consequences of the action saying that the law enactments of any country will take this heist into consideration as a huge economic crime and the hacker would have had to face severe trials.


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Books that you can read in 2022.

Reading allows you to gain a deeper understanding of the world around you, stimulating your creativity and keeping your mind engaged.

A list of new releases published by Aleph:

What the Heck Do I Do With My Life?: How to Flourish in Our Turbulent Times

Many causes, including technology, climate change, demographics, and inequality, will cause our planet to change more in this century than in all of human history. Extreme change is offering unparalleled opportunities for individuals, companies, and society, as well as a 'adaptive challenge.' Those who can adapt to a fast-paced, complex, dynamic, and unpredictably changing world will prosper. Those who are unable to do so will suffer immensely.

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There are obvious signals that we need new ways of thinking about the world and our place in it all over the place. Our old ways of thinking about education, lifestyle, success, and happiness are no longer valid. What are the changes in the workplace? When future jobs are still being invented, how can you know what talents will be useful? Will 'jobs' even exist in the future, or will we be relegated to a world of projects and freelance work? What do you do with all of this and more?

What the Heck Do I Do With My Life? is a book on figuring out what you want to do with your life. Ravi Venkatesan argues that effective adaptation in the twenty-first century necessitates a "paradigm shift," a new attitude, new talents, and new techniques. Ravi also considers how, rather than drifting along like a piece of driftwood, we will need to live life more consciously, making deliberate decisions about who we are, what we do, and how we live.

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Neeraj Chopra: From Panipat to The Podium

On the night of August 7, 2021, a billion Indians' long-held desire came true as Neeraj Chopra won gold in the javelin in the Tokyo Olympics 2020. The wait, on the other hand, had been extremely long. In reality, this is India's first individual gold medal in athletics since the modern Olympic Games began. The entire country showered him with affection when he did it in his signature flair and smile. The media went crazy, and the youth discovered a new source of inspiration. People flocked to get their photos taken with him, and businesses discovered a new wonder-ambassador. Neeraj Chopra: I'm Neeraj Chopra, and I'm From Panipat to the Podium begins in a small village in Panipat and tells the story of his formative years, which were marked by restricted resources and opportunities. It takes readers through his journey to Panchkula and then to the national camp in his quest to conquer the world.

My Cricket Hero: XII Indians on their XII favourite Cricketers

Pieces from Keki Daruwalla on Polly Umrigar, Fredun De Vitre on Chandu Borde, Gulu Ezekiel on Eknath Solkar, Hemant Kenkre on Sunil Gavaskar, Amrit Mathur on Salim Durani, Kersi Meher-Homji on Vijay Hazare and many more make for a great lockdown read.

It's A Wonderful World: A Memoir

His book is a provocative read that makes us wish we had a life like his. Khalid Ansari's life has been an exciting and purposeful journey in service to his fellow human beings, beginning with his birth in Mumbai's impoverished Madanpura to a father who began his life as an orphan and a mother from a poor household. Ansari has attempted to depict some highlights of a splendored life that he has been lucky to experience, catching stars while chasing rainbows in this 'donkey's tale'. It's been la vie en rose for him, from founding newspapers and magazines to representing his country at the United Nations, accompanying dignitaries on state visits, covering cricket Test matches, nine Olympics, Commonwealth and Asian Games, travelling the world, and being awarded the Padma Shri award. The author has worked hard to keep this narrative from devolving into a 'I-did-this-did-that' pat-on-the-back, shabash!' By 'spicing' it up with dollops of frothy stories and self-critical bon mots, he has attempted a discourse on the meaning of life, the 'right path,' and the like, even as he has attempted a discourse on the purpose of life, the 'right route,' and the like.

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