Axie Infinity’s Ronin bridge hack started with a fake LinkedIn job offer, close sources to the incident say. According to the US government, the culprit was Lazarus Group, a North Korean group of hackers. Now, Axie Infinity is still trying to recover from the incident that led to a $625M loss.
How did the Axie Infinity hack happen?
On March 29th, Axie Infinity’s developer Sky Mavis revealed that hackers had stolen $625M via their Ronin bridge. To this day, it’s one of the biggest hacks involving an NFT project.
It was only this week that we found out more about how the Axie Infinity hack actually happened. Accordingly, the mysterious hacking group contacted multiple Sky Mavis employees via LinkedIn. To clarify, the hackers created a fake company account to get in touch with the employees.
The phishing scheme continued with a series of fake job interviews. Surprisingly,…