NFT and crypto thefts are becoming serious business
On Saturday June 4th, Bored Ape Yacht Club fell victim to another NFT hack, this time through a flaw in its Discord security. The scam comes in the wake of a string of similar misadventures and security mishaps from Yuga Labs and their social media teams.
- Hackers breached BAYC Community Manager Boris Vagner’s security and took control of his Discord account. They then posted about a fake airdrop and posted a link to a malicious phishing site.
- One Bored Ape, two Mutant Apes and cryptocurrency were stolen.
- This scam follows in the wake of a string of similar incidents that have recharged the debate around online security in an internet that straddles the centralized and decentralized spaces.
Yuga Labs, the company behind CryptoPunks, Mutant Ape Yacht Club, Bored Ape Kennel Club, Meebits and more, announced over the week that hackers exploited its Discord server to steal NFTs and ETH.
This scam is the latest in…