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Bitcoin Layer 2 Uncovered: Exploring Its Growth & Key Projects To Watch In 2024
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Bitcoin Layer 2 Uncovered: Exploring Its Growth & Key Projects To Watch In 2024

Bitcoin network is secure, decentralized, but not scalable. Explore how Layer 2 solutions (Lightning, Stacks, Liquid, Rootstock) unlock Bitcoin-native trading and dApps.

29 Mar 2024

WebAssembly (WASM) Smart Contracts: Their Role In Future Blockchain Ecosystems
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WebAssembly (WASM) Smart Contracts: Their Role In Future Blockchain Ecosystems

WebAssembly has emerged as a portable and performance-oriented virtual machine, making it an appealing target for Web3 developers.

15 Mar 2024

Smart Contract Auditing Tools Reviewed: Pros, Cons, And The Need For Manual Checks
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Smart Contract Auditing Tools Reviewed: Pros, Cons, And The Need For Manual Checks

As a blockchain auditor with the lowest post-audit exploit rate on the market, we at Hacken want to offer our expert review of smart contract auditing tools to help Web3 developers deploy more secure code.

5 Mar 2024

How To Hack Smart Contracts: Choosing The Path Between Attack & Defense
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How To Hack Smart Contracts: Choosing The Path Between Attack & Defense

While most hacks in Web3 come as rug pulls and access control compromises, smart contract vulnerability exploits account for a regularly significant share of losses. In Q3 2023, Web3 projects lost nearly $100M due to smart contract hacks. With so much money at stake, it’s at least understandable why smart contract developers go over the

12 Dec 2023

Upgradeable Smart Contracts (USCs): Exploring The Concept And Security Risks
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Upgradeable Smart Contracts (USCs): Exploring The Concept And Security Risks

Upgradeable smart contracts are bringing flexibility to the otherwise immutable code. Many companies, such as Compound Finance and OpenSea widely adopt them as the future of smart contract development. However, security problems are also emerging. Critics say upgradeability weakens blockchain’s immutability, while supporters believe it enhances safety by addressing bugs and preventing exploits. Let’s break

23 Oct 2023

Blockchain Oracles: Their Importance, Types, And Vulnerabilities
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Blockchain Oracles: Their Importance, Types, And Vulnerabilities

A blockchain oracle supplies external data to smart contracts, enabling them to fetch data from other chains and the outside world. Are oracles secure? Let’s find out.

13 Oct 2023

Front-Running In Blockchain: Real-Life Examples & Prevention
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Front-Running In Blockchain: Real-Life Examples & Prevention

The scale of front-running in crypto is massive. In this article: What is front-running and how to protect your assets?

19 Sep 2023

How To Audit A Smart Contract: ​​A Deep Dive Into Hacken’s Process
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How To Audit A Smart Contract: ​​A Deep Dive Into Hacken’s Process

What goes into a Smart Contract Audit and how to catch every error? Read as Hacken auditors share expertise!

22 May 2023

DeFi Security: Understanding And Addressing Risks In The Future Of Finance
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DeFi Security: Understanding And Addressing Risks In The Future Of Finance

DeFi has a lot of security, economic, and legal risks. You must know how to address them. This is a must-read for DeFi businesses.

11 May 2023

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