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New Free DAO Crashes by 99% After Reported Flash Loan Attack

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DeFi project New Free DAO lost over $1.25 million in a flash loan attack, PeckShield reported. The price of the NFD token has dropped by over 99%.

Blockchain security company PeckShield has alerted the crypto community that the New Free DAO project has probably suffered a $1.25 million loss. The company says that the project has likely suffered a flash loan attack, causing the NFD token value to drop by over 99%.

The attacker has made away with $1.25 million worth of BNB and has swapped it for BSC-USD. The token was created on the Binance Smart Chain (BSC) and was a DeFi token that seemingly focused on the NFT niche, and offered a multitude of features.

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However, the project does not seem like one that has a particularly strong reputation within the crypto market. There is little information on it, but it appears to have been popular enough to have lost over $1 million dollars.

Flash loan attacks are a popular means of attack in the DeFi space, and several projects have been victims of the attack. They work by essentially manipulating prices after the attacker takes out an uncollateralized loan. They are comparatively easier to execute, hence their popularity.

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