Uniswap awards DeFi auditor £33k for finding smart contract exploit

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Uniswap may have saved itself being exploited for millions of pounds thanks to an auditor that identified a smart contract vulnerability on the decentralised exchange.

Dedaub, a smart contract security and auditing firm, revealed Uniswap has paid it $40,000 (£33,500) for flagging a potential weakness in the exchange’s Universal Router smart contract. The weakness could have enabled hackers to drain users funds in the middle of a transaction.

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Uniswap lets users buy crypto with card deposits and bank transfers

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Users of decentralised exchange Uniswap are now able to buy cryptocurrency on its web platform using credit cards, debit cards, and bank transfers.

The feature upgrade is the result of a partnership with fintech firm Moonpay and is being rolled out worldwide, although the bank transfer option is exclusive to customers in select US states, the UK, Brazil, and the Single Euro Payments Area (SEPA).

Uniswap has said that users looking to convert fiat currency to...