1) What

Jarett Dunn
8 min readJul 22, 2023


swimfan, [7/22/23 1:49 PM]
Hey there, folks! Today, we’re going to dive deep into the world of Solana, discussing its vulnerabilities, hacks, exploits, and attack vectors. This is a topic I’ve had many chats about, and I’m excited to share my insights with you. So, grab a cup of coffee, sit back, and let’s get started.

First, let’s talk about Solana’s vulnerabilities. Like any other blockchain platform, Solana isn’t immune to potential threats. However, the Solana team has been proactive in addressing these issues, offering bounties and grants to those who can identify and fix them. This approach not only helps improve the platform’s security but also fosters a sense of community among developers.

Now, let’s move on to hacks. One notable incident was the Raydium hack, which was a wake-up call for many in the Solana community. Events like these highlight the importance of robust security measures and constant vigilance.

Exploits are another concern. For instance, there’s a potential risk in scaling. If we had hundreds or thousands of instances of the vault, it could go haywire. However, this risk can be mitigated with careful implementation and constant monitoring.

Lastly, let’s discuss attack vectors. One possible attack vector is a Denial of Service (DoS) attack. This could happen if the clockwork triggers were to occur many times a second, simulating what happened most recently with clockwork. While the losses wouldn’t be significant, it could…