Hackers steals $400K in NFTs from Premint users via malicious link

Premint, a popular NFT platform, was hacked on July 17, with a total loss of about $ 400,000 for users who clicked on malicious links.

According to the information available, hackers compromised Premint’s website by adding malicious JS files to the site. An unprotected user who clicked on the link gave the hacker access to steal the NFT in the wallet.

Over 300 NFTs lost

Blockchain security company Certik Confirmed A hacker stole a 314 NFT. This included NFTs from notable projects such as Bored Ape, Goblintown and Otherside.

Premint confirmed the hack, stating that only “a relatively small number of users” were affected, and added that Etherscan had it. Identified Four wallets connected to the attack.

The total value of Ethereum (ETH) for stolen assets is estimated at 275 ETH and is worth more than $ 400,000.

The attack occurred hours after Premint warning The user “Don’t sign a transaction to set approval for everyone!”

Premint restores service

Premint has added an update that can restore the health of its website and remove the login feature of the wallet.

Users can now log in to the platform through the platform Discord or Twitter social media accounts. Claim “It’s safer and more convenient, especially for those who are logged in on mobile.”

We also instructed affected users to add the wallet address to the document.

However, there is no information about when and how to get a refund.

NFT hack

The latest attacks on Premint are the latest in a long line of hacks in NFT space in a relatively short amount of time.

On July 15th, renowned NFT artist Dee Kay lost $ 150,000 worth of NFTs to a malicious player.

According to a Footprint Analytics report, about 5% of all hacking that occurred in web3 in the second quarter of 2022 occurred in NFTs.

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