The latest entry on our leaderboard comes from a post-FTX wasteland, once a promising hive of VC-backed dev activity.
On Friday, Raydium, a Solana-based AMM, lost a total of ~$4.4M in fees from its liquidity pools.
The alarm was raised by the DEX aggregator PRISM, also on Solana:
There seems to be a wallet is draining LP Pools from Raydium liquidity pools using admin wallet as a signer without having/burning LP tokens.
We withdrew protocol provided PRISM/USDC liquidity from Raydium
WITHDRAW YOUR PRISM/USDC LIQUIDITY FROM RAYDIUM
The official announcement came 40 minutes later, stating that “authority has been halted on AMM & farm programs for now”. In a follow-up post, the team assured users that “a patch is in place preventing further exploits from the attacker.”
While this incident doesn’t look to have caused a total protocol meltdown, losing millions is never a good look.
But who’s still using Solana anyway?