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Hackers Breach 4 Discord NFT Servers Following BAYC Server Hack

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  • Hackers targeted 4 Discord NFT Communities on June 6.
  • Yung Ape Squad, Apocalyptic Apes, Alternate, and Bubbleworld were among the affected communities.
  • The hacks happened only 2 days after the BAYC Discord hack which saw losses of 200ETH.

After the June 4 Bored Ape Yacht Club (BAYC) Discord community hacks, four more Discord NFT communities were compromised and phished of NFTs. The four NFT communities are the Yung Ape Squad, Apocalyptic Apes, Aiternate, and Bubbleworld. The hacks happened on June 6, only 2 days after the BAYC hacks happened.

— CertiK Alert (@CertiKAlert) June 6, 2022

The hackers had the exact similar modus operandi as the BAYC Discord hacks. Firstly, the hackers take the account of one of the Discord moderators and then spam malicious links on servers disguised as announcements. Once a user clicks on the links, their wallets are compromised and they lose their NFTs.

The NFT communities have officially addressed the matter and warned its members not to click links at the risk of losing their NFTs. Apocalyptic Apes lost 21 NFTs, meanwhile, Bubbleworld lost 160 NFTs. Among the NFTs stolen were Beanz, Goblintown, Otherdeed, CoolCats, Mindblowon, and Boki.

Hi everyone our Discord has been compromised please don’t click any links while we are in the midst of securing the discord. Please only follow links instructions we post on BOTH Twitter AND Discord!

Official statement from the official Bubbleworld Twitter account. The other three communities similarly address the hacks.  

On June 4, hackers breached the official BAYC Discord and took 200ETH worth of NFTs (over $350,000 at the time of writing). Hackers have targeted BAYC several times in 2022, notably, an Instagram breach in April siphoned users of over 130NFTs costing several million at the time. 

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