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Korean artist NFT DeeKay Kwon’s Twitter account was hacked and used for a phishing attack. As a result, more than $150,000 worth of NFT was stolen from his subscribers.
The hacker posted on behalf of DeeKay Kwon a malicious link to a phishing website where users were asked to approve the transaction ostensibly to gain access to the distribution of exclusive collection tokens (NFT).
“Giving away the LetsWalk collection is now available! Only 1,000 lucky ones can qualify! Good luck!” the hacker wrote.
After the victims approved the transaction, the hacker emptied their wallets, stealing about $150,000 worth of NFT. About five hours after the attack began, DeeKay Kwon was able to resume management of his account, removed a link to a phishing site and apologized for this unfortunate event.
During this time, according to the observer Zerion, the attacker managed to sell NFT in the amount of about $ 90,000 and transfer tokens in ETH to another wallet. Some of the stolen NFTs worth approximately $52,000 remained on the wallet used by the hacker in the attack.
At the beginning of the week, the Uniswap v3 protocol faced a phishing attack. As a result of the theft of personal data of users of cryptocurrency wallets, the hacker was able to steal ETH in the amount of $ 4.7 million.
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