The former Ethereum alternative darling is far off its all-time high for total value locked.
Jared Rice, Sr., pleaded guilty to duping investors out of more than $4 million.
Cryptos gain alongside stocks.
Ethereum is finally either catching up to or surpassing Bitcoin across a number of key metrics.
The donations will support execution-layer teams working on technical upgrades to achieve "Ethereum 2.0."
The blockchain infrastructure platform is betting on the "proof-of-stake" model.
The release was posted to GitHub at 07:08 UTC Tuesday. Details of the fixes weren't immediately disclosed.
Analysts expect bitcoin to remain above its 200-day moving average.
“It just shows that staking on Eth 2.0 is incredibly popular,” said Ben Edgington, lead product owner at ConsenSys.
Ethereum blockchain transaction records confirm the transfer of 160 ETH (about $480,000) to the "Poly Network Exploiter 2" wallet address.
"WHAT A FUNNY GAME," the Poly Network attacker wrote into a transaction on the Ethereum blockchain.
Also: Tomorrow, the first backward-incompatible upgrade for the Beacon Chain will activate on the Pyrmont test network.
The attacker now says they are considering accepting the $500,000 bounty offered by Poly Network as a reward for returning the funds, and using it to pay anyone else who can hack the DeFi site.
"Crypto natives have proven to be very resilient," one analyst said.
The funding round included participation from Anchorage Digital, Galaxy Digital, and 10T Ventures.