Update: (11:01 PM): OpenSea co-founder Devin Finzer chirp The company is still investigating the incident, adding that they believe it stemmed from a “phishing attack.”
He added: “We don’t believe it’s connected to the OpenSea website. So far 32 users seem to have fallen for a malicious payload from an attacker, and some of their NFTs have been stolen.”
Finzer suggested that affected users contact the company via Twitter Support.
The nascent market for non-fungible tokens was sent to a busy Saturday evening after a hacker hacked into millions of dollars of NFTs on OpenSea.
At the time of writing, it was not clear whether the assets had been stolen via an OpenSea-deficiency breach or a phishing attack – a common way for thieves to gain access to accounts through fake emails.
“We are actively investigating rumors of exploitation associated with OpenSea-related smart contracts,” the company said in a tweet. “This appears to be a phishing attack that originated outside the OpenSea website.”
A company spokeswoman addressed The Block to this tweet when accessed for further update.
At this point, The Block can confirm that a file hacker He stole nearly $3 million in assets, which include popular NFTs like Bored Apes, Azuki, and CloneX.
Nasen CEO Alex Svanevik estimates that about 19 OpenSea users have been affected.
OpenSea – which was done recently upload With a valuation of over $13 billion – it is one of the largest NFT trading platforms. Andreessen Horowitz and actor Ashton Kutcher are supporters.
We will update this report when we learn more.
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