Unfortunately for NFT holders, Discord scams are not slowing down. Based on a study by @NFTherder, there have been 41 NFT Discords exploited in just the first 10 days of June. This includes a few multiple-time compromises.
Discord Scams: Who Has Been Affected?
These Scams have been terrible, particularly in the first 10 days of this month. @nftherder on Twitter has studied all of the 41 cases which were discovered. One of the big names included in the list was Bored Ape Yacht Club, this was the second time they’d been compromised.
To clarify, when a Discord is compromised, hackers will get into the Discord of an NFT collection. Once in, they’ll do things to attempt to profit from users in the Discord who don’t fully check the links. Something that they may do is post a fake link to a new mint, for example. These cases can particularly be done around the mint time of an NFT collection so that people believe they are…