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In simple terms, how did the DAO get hacked and funds removed from it?

How did the DAO get hacked? Can someone explain in simple terms?
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TheDAO hack FAQ: How did the attack happen on 17 June 2016?

Can anyone explain that how the DAO attack happened? Vitalik Buterin explained here that it was performed by splitting a DAO from the main DAO but calling the split function recursively. We know that ...
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Is there any way to determine how long it took for the DAO attacker to deploy the attack?

Yeah, we heard that the DAO has been attacked. I am so curious about how long it took for the attacker to perform the whole transactions?
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How does the stack depth attack make a send() silently fail?

From a blogpost on security from Christian Reitwiessner: Because of the maximal stack depth of 1024 the new bidder can always increase the stack size to 1023 and then call bid() which will cause the ...
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How much computation can be done in a fallback function?

Simply sending Ether to a contract, will run the contract's code. In Solidity, this code maps to what it calls the fallback function. How much work can be done in a fallback function?
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Can I execute a contract function by sending a regular transaction to the contract?

I'd like to accept regular transactions to a contract and record a mapping address -> value. Is it possible to achieve it?

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