A wave of scam tokens has sparked on a fully decentralized protocol for automated liquidity provision Uniswap, DeFi Prime has learned.
According to the media outlet, Uniswap currently has at least dozens of scam tokens of popular DeFi (decentralized finance) startups.
At press time, there are at least seven scam tokens, including:
Uniswap also has one legit version of the Balancer (BAL) token and the scam one with the same ticker but with different contract address (starts with 0x6cb8...).
The wave of scam tokens is taking place in a context of the DeFi market boost, market capitalization of which is currently over $7,4 billion.
However, despite its size, the market is still vulnerable to various attacks.
Moreover, Litecoin creator & computer scientist Charlie Lee criticized the whole industry for being a decentralization theater.
The Litecoin creator also said the DeFi industry is flooded with bugs and exploits.
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