OpenSea Discord server hacked, users warned to be vigilant of phishing scams

Nonfungible token (NFT) marketplace OpenSea suffered a server breach on its main Discord channel, with hackers posting fake “Youtube partnership” announcements. A screenshot shared Friday shows fake collaboration news, accompanied by a link to a phishing site. OpenSea Support’s official Twitter account tweeted that the marketplace’s Discord server was breached Friday morning and warned users not to click the channel. Do not click links in our Discord. We are continuing to investigate this situation and will share information as we have it. https://t.co/jgtHcXifer — OpenSea Support (@opensea_support) May 6, 2022 The…

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Axie Infinity’s Ronin bridge hacked for over $600M

According to Axie Infinity’s official Discord and Ronin Network’s official Twitter thread, along with its Substack page, the Ronin bridge and Katana Dex have been halted after suffering an exploit for 173,600 Ethereum (ETH) and 25.5 million USD Coin (USDC), worth a combined $612 million at Tuesday’s prices. In a statement, its developers said they are “currently working with law enforcement officials, forensic cryptographers and our investors to make sure that all funds are recovered or reimbursed. All of the AXS, RON and SLP [tokens] on Ronin are safe right…

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Wonderland reveal and Wormhole hacked, Jan. 28–Feb. 4

Welcome to the latest edition of Cointelegraph’s decentralized finance newsletter. It’s been a tumultuous week of doxxing, hacks, bailouts and new highs in the decentralized finance space. Read on to recap the most impactful stories of the last seven days.  This article represents a conspectus of the full email newsletter. For the full edition, sign up via the box below. Wonderland lost in no mans amid Sifu saga Following the revelatory identification of previously anonymous QuadrigaCX co-founder Michael Patryn as the founder of DeFi protocol Wonderland — known on social…

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Coin Bureau Youtube channel hacked despite 2FA protection

Coin Bureau, a popular information portal for cryptocurrency developments with over 600,000 followers on Twitter, experienced a security breach on its Youtube channel on Monday. Hackers allegedly uploaded a video with links to scam fiat/cryptocurrency addresses soliciting a token sale before being taken down by Youtube. According to Coin Bureau staff, they were baffled by the incident as its accounts were “secured with ultra-strong passwords and Google security keys.” So our YouTube channel was just hacked. Have absolutely no idea how this happened. All accounts are secured with ultra strong…

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Crypto exchange’s Twitter gets hacked by ‘disgruntled employee’

The Twitter account of the Russian crypto exchange Latoken seems to have been breached by a hacker who started posting allegations that the exchange is a scam. According to the posts, the exchange is promoting “scam IEOs” and misleading its customers.  WARNING – THIS IS A SCAM EXCHANGE They are promoting scam IEOs. They are promoting IEOs promising growth of 100% to 500%. They are cheating and lying to founders and employees. They are misleading founders to think they will have successful IEOs while it never happens. — LATOKEN (@latokens)…

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