Discord server of NFT-marketplace OpenSea hacked

Discord server of NFT-marketplace OpenSea hacked

An unknown person hacked the Discord server of NFT-marketplace OpenSea and published a link to a phishing site. This was reported by PeckShield experts.

#PeckShieldAlert #phishing @opensea discord is exploited, youtubenft[.]art is the phishing site. Do *NOT* fall prey to it! https://t.co/RAcRjEfuub pic.twitter.com/rjqMpTnpjW

– PeckShieldAlert (@PeckShieldAlert) May 6, 2022

An announcement on the channel announced the platform’s collaboration with video hosting site YouTube as part of a limited edition NFT release. Users were invited to follow a link that visually resembled the service’s actual domain.

The OpenSea team confirmed the hack and reached out to users:

“We are currently investigating a potential vulnerability in our Discord, please do not click on any links”.

As of this writing, experts are still investigating the incident. No details or possible damage have been reported.
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

In February, hackers used a compromised Discord server of the Moschi Mochi NFT collection and stole 13 Tokens worth $2.7 million from collector Larry Lawlite.

In March, the NFT project Rare Bears suffered a phishing attack via a Discord hack. Users lost 179 Tokens worth about $790,000.

In April, an unknown person posted a phishing link to the hacked Instagram account of the Bored Ape Yacht Club project. According to PeckShield, the hacker’s booty totaled 765.3 ETH and 91 collectible Tokens

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