🔎Karak Under Fire For Past Actions As Risk Harbor

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Karak Network, a new entrant into the restaking sector, is facing criticism after the project was revealed to be developed by the Risk Harbor team, which is accused of making off with $7 million allocated to its insurance fund for Terra’s failed UST stablecoin.

In other restaking news, six new actively validated services (AVSs) launched on top of EigenLayer. The protocol’s AVS ecosystem already boasts more than $500 million worth of delegated stake.

Ethereum will introduce EIP-3074 with its next hard fork, Pectra. The upgrade will introduce advanced functionality to regular Ethereum wallets but also expose users to new risks.

Plus, Omni Network is the latest project to jump on the airdrop bandwagon, and is dominating Solana’s booming memecoin sector.

✍️ In today’s newsletter:

  • Karak outed as Risk Harbor rebranded
  • EigenLayer onboards six new AVSs
  • Ethereum community divided over EIP-3074
  • Omni Network to drop 3% of token supply
  • No-code memecoin launchpad takes Solana by storm


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🫵 Hot New Restaking Project Karak Faces Backlash Over Team’s Past


Karak, a “universal restaking layer,” is under fire after sleuths outed the project as the second rebranding of Risk Harbor — the team notoriously accused of running off with $7 million meant from an underwriting fund for the failed UST stablecoin. Degens appear unperturbed by the news, with the protocol attracting a $143.5 million TVL in just a few days.

🥩 EigenLayer Launches Six Actively Validated Services

EigenLayer welcomed another six projects to its ecosystem of Actively Validated Services (AVSs) following the protocol’s mainnet launch earlier this week. The launch of AVSs completes EigenLayer’s rollout, realizing its vision for Ethereum restaking.

👛 Ethereum Upgrade To Improve Wallets But Unlock New Attacks

Ethereum developers confirmed that EIP-3074 will be included in the network’s upcoming Pectra hard fork, introducing smart contract functionality to regular Ethereum wallets. However, the advanced features will also unlock new attack vectors for hackers, prompting opposition from some Ethereum community members.



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🪂 Pantera-Backed Rollup Omni Network Announces Airdrop

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