Posts tagged ethereum

Analyzing suspicious smart contract vacuuming

This is the counterpart of Blockchain Autopsies - Analyzing Ethereum Smart Contract Deaths, looking at suspicious patterns in the history of Ethereum, where contracts would not be killed but simply emptied by attackers.

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How to steal Ethers: scanning for vulnerable contracts

Four years ago, I wrote an article “How to steal Bitcoins” that was about finding address corresponding to weak brainwallets, and some forensic evidence that it was exploited automatically, for profit.

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Pakala: yet another EVM symbolic execution tool

Pakala is a tool for symbolic execution of EVM bytecode (like Manticore or Mythril).

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Syncing a Parity Archive Node: How-To

For my experiments, I set on having an Ethereum archive node (with the full history of all the states), with Parity.

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