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OpenSea or ‘Closed Sea’? Memes Roll in Even as NFT Platform Denies it was Hacked

Among the stolen NFTs are some iconic brands such as Bored Ape Yacht Club and Decentraland. (Meme: Twitter / @ anothercohen)

OpenSea founder Devin Finzer has claimed that $ 1.7 million worth of NFTs have been stolen and that it is a suicide attack.

  • Last Updated:March 23, 2022, 15:33 IS

OpenSea is now claiming that it has never been hacked. Initially, it was claimed that $ 200 million worth of NFTs had been stolen from the world’s largest NFT machine, but now, founder Devin Finzer has claimed that $ 1.7 million worth of NFTs have been stolen. stole and has been a self-destruct related to OpenSea. website. “It simply came to our notice then. We do not believe you are connected to the OpenSea website. It seems that 32 users have now signed up for malicious payments from one attack, and some of their NFTs have been stolen, ”Finzer tweeted. As for FX Empire, a $ 1 million lawsuit has also been filed against OpenSea by cybercrime victims. The stolen NFTs are some of the icons like Bored Ape Yacht Club and Decentraland.

The former owner of the Bored Ape Yacht Club NFT is the one who filed an OpenSea. Twitter memers don’t care if it’s a hack or a scam, and their jokes continue in the days following the incident.

Finzer’s last Twitter update as of February 20 read, “We are working diligently with users who steal their stuff to narrow down the list of common websites they associate with which could be responsible for malicious signatures. Thanks a lot to the users who are on the phone with us directly. ” The investigation is ongoing.

Hacking incidents are not uncommon in the world of NFTs. Last year, unknown hackers stole 2,100 BTC ($ 118,500,000) and 151 ETH ($ 679,000) cryptocurrency worth from a blockchain company called BadgerDAO, and the company sued them. welcome to return the money. BadgerDAO wrote public information to that effect, talking to the “actor” and listing the email addresses: . gives you a direct communication line to discuss a peaceful resolution without having to deal with any outside parties. Contact us to discuss further and do the right thing locally. ”

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