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HomeMarket UpdatesNFT undertaking Azuki’s Twitter account hacked, posts faux mint

NFT undertaking Azuki’s Twitter account hacked, posts faux mint


  • The Azuki crew managed to reclaim the Twitter account shortly after the assault.
  • Information reveals the hacker was capable of steal over $750,000 from one pockets, whereas a number of others had been drained of ETH, USDC and NFTs.
  • The Azuki NFT assortment model has beforehand been used to lure unsuspecting customers by way of different compromised Twitter accounts.

Hackers stole hundreds of {dollars}’ price of digital property and NFTs after compromising the Twitter account of anime-inspired non-fungible token assortment Azuki.

The incident, which occurred on Friday, 27 January, noticed the malicious actor(s) submit a faux hyperlink relating to a land mint in Azuki’s The Backyard metaverse.

Hacker drained over $750,000 from one pockets

In accordance with on-chain knowledge from Etherscan, the results of the assault was the lack of over $752,000 from one pockets. Blockchain knowledge additionally reveals the attackers drained 751,321.805231 USD Coin (USDC), or $752,073 from the unsuspecting Azuki fan to the attacker’s pockets.

Customers who clicked on the malicious hyperlink additionally helped the hackers steal 11 NFTs, 3.9 Ether (ETH), and over 6.7k USDC.

Whereas Azuki rapidly reclaimed management of the Twitter account, customers have been requested to be vigilant. The crew has suggested that the neighborhood ensures the bulletins they reply to are these “concurrently” posted on a number of Azuki channels, together with Twitter, Discord and the Azuki web site.

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Notably, the Azuki identify and NFT model has beforehand been used to propagate the same Twitter account assault. The Twitter account of India College Grant Fee was compromised in April final yr, with the hackers utilizing it to advertise a faux Azuki NFTs airdrop.

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