Bored Ape Yacht Club and Otherside Metaverse Discord servers have been hacked

Reports indicate that the Bored Ape Yacht Club has once again been hacked into a phishing scam that has allowed thieves to steal over a quarter of a million dollars from the NFT.

The account of the company official and Otherside Metaverse was hacked this week, allowing hackers to access their accounts, CoinGape said.

Once inside, the scammers sent phishing links impersonating “exclusive gifts” to NFT fans, stealing 145 Ethereum worth around $257,515.65.

It comes out just over a month after the group lost $3 million to another group of scam artists.

Pictured is a phishing scam sent to members of the Bored Ape Yacht Club and other Metaverse discord groups

The scam was allegedly made from around 145 Ethereum, or around $257,515.65.

Bored Ape Yacht Club is focused on buying and selling Bored Ape NFT (pictured previously sold). Thieves attacked the group last month and stole $3 million

Data from PeckShield, a blockchain security firm, revealed that a total of 32 NFTs were stolen on Saturday, including a Bored Ape Yacht Club token, two Mutant Apes NFTs, five other NFTs and a Bored Ape Kennel Club token at the following a fraudulent phishing attack.

NFT or non-convertible tokens are bitcoin-like digital tokens that act as a certificate of ownership and reside on a blockchain.

The scam was allegedly sent through a manager account with the username BorisVagner, which lured members of discord groups with free codes.

The hack came more than a month after NFT’s biggest player, Bored Ape Yacht Club, made a major break-in in April, knocking out four bored monkeys and tons of other NFTs totaling $3 million.

Seth Green created an animated show where cartoon character Bored Ape works in a real Manhattan bar, the White Horse Tavern in the West Village

Hackers attacked the group’s Instagram account and sent phishing links to members who unknowingly clicked on the posts and lost their precious NFT items. mentioned guardian.

Jacke Moore, global cybersecurity consultant, said while attacks on Instagram are nothing new, the nearby Bored Ape NFT community could allow phishing scams to take a devastating hit.

“This acquisition had enormous consequences and led to a massive theft of digital assets,” Moore told the Guardian in April.

“Similar to what is happening with physical art theft, there will be questions about how they can sell these assets now, but issues with NFT still prevail and users need to be very careful with this technology yet. very new.”

Trust in the Boared Ape Yacht Club continued to shake after actor Seth Green fell for another scam in which his copyright to the NFT Bored Ape kit was stolen for use in an upcoming TV show .

The 48-year-old actor was supposed to use the cartoon version of the NFT, Fed Simian, in his new cartoon, White Horse Tavern.

It contains a real bar in the West Village of Manhattan and imagines that one of the bartenders is Fred Simian, a member of the NFT collective called Bored Ape Yacht Club.

The character purchased by Green is animated and interacts with real actors on the 1880 tape.

But now production on the show has halted after the main character was “kidnapped”.

Green announced on May 17 that the character had been stolen. He demanded a comeback on social media and also insisted he could still stream the show because Fred Simien was stolen and copyright laws don’t apply.

But Fred was sold on a cryptocurrency basis – a totally unregulated market – which means the anonymous new owner of the NFT could benefit from copyright if a similar image of Fred is released without permission.

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