Most of the stolen funds came from one wallet, deducting $751,321.80 in USDC from malicious links.
Azuki, a popular Nonfungible Token (NFT) project, had its Twitter account compromised on January 27, leading to hackers stealing $750,000 worth of US dollar coins.
USDC by posting a malicious “wallet drain link” impersonating a virtual mint.
According to EtherScan data provided to Cointelegraph by cryptocurrency wallet security firm WalletGuard, the hacker claimed 75 million coins from a single wallet within 30 minutes of tweeting the malicious link. stole his USDC of $1,321.80.
The data also showed that the hackers stole an additional $6,752.62 worth of USDC from various wallets containing 11 NFTs and over 3.9 Ether.
According to ETH Wallet Guard, the total amount stolen from him was $758,074.42.
The anime-inspired NFT project’s community her manager, Emily Rose, confirmed via her Twitter on January 27 that Azuki’s account had been hacked, and Azuki’s I have warned users not to click on the link.
Dem, Azuki’s community lead and product manager, said in a Twitter space hosted by Wallet Guard on Jan. 27 that scammers were able to “post a wallet drain link” after they hijacked Azuki’s Twitter account. explained.
Dem urged users to “stay safe and remain skeptical” while the team attempts to regain control of their accounts.
Azuki tweeted a few hours later to announce that it has reclaimed control of its Twitter account:
This was confirmed by Rose and Dem, who retweeted the announcement.