The Bored Ape Yacht Club (BAYC) NFT was hacked Saturday, losing upwards of 200 ETH (about $360,000) worth of NFTs, as indicated by reports. As per data from blockchain security firm PeckShield, one BAYC and two Mutant Apes tokens were taken in the scam.
Fortune reported that the hack was the consequence of a phishing assault that compromised the Discord record of Boris Vagner, the undertaking’s local area director. In the wake of acquiring Vagner’s login certifications, the aggressor posted counterfeit connections in the Discord channels of the authority BAYC and its connected metaverse project called Otherside, as per the report.
Twitter client NFTherder was first to spot the compromise, following the taken assets to four separate wallets worth an expected 145 ETH (around $260,000), as per the report.
Yuga Labs affirmed the hack on the authority BAYC Twitter account, revealing that its Discord servers were momentarily taken advantage of. “Around 200 ETH worth of NFTs seem to have been impacted,” according to the tweet. “We are as yet researching, yet in the event that you were affected, email us at
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