Axie Infinity’s Discord bot compromised, hackers issue fake minting message

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The developers have managed to delete the fake message and remove the MEE6 bot from the main server. Axie Infinity, the popular play-to-earn nonfungible token game, faced another attack on its Discord server earlier on Wednesday, leading to a compromise of its MEE6 bot. MEE6 is a popular discord bot mainly used for automating roles … Read more

US agencies warn against the influx of North Koreans in IT and crypto jobs online

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The public advisory warned private firms to do their due diligence before hiring freelance workers, as North Koreans often use illicit tactics and stolen identities to hide their nationality. The United States Department of Justice, State and the Treasury issued a joint advisery warning against the influx of North Korean workers in various freelance tech … Read more

DeFi attacks are on the rise — Will the industry be able to stem the tide?

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Dozens of DeFi systems have been hacked over the past year, and the trend doesn’t seem to be abating. The decentralized finance (DeFi) industry has lost over a billion dollars to hackers in the past couple of months, and the situation seems to be spiraling out of control. According to the latest statistics, approximately $1.6 … Read more

Etherscan, CoinGecko warn against ongoing MetaMask phishing attacks

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While investigations are underway, the ongoing attack on various crypto platforms may be connected to the compromise of Coinzilla, an advertising and marketing agency. Popular crypto analytics platforms Etherscan and CoinGecko have parallelly issued an alert against an ongoing phishing attack on their platforms. The firms began investigating the attack after numerous users reported unusual … Read more