On November 11, an administrator named “Multi” in the Discord of the digital artist Beeple confirmed to the group. Although they have 2FA (two-factor authentication), their account was compromised.
The perpetrators impersonated Multi and Beeple announcement robots. Promote Beeple’s fake NFT airdrop on Nifty Gateway. The time coincides with its second Christie’s auction.
Before Beeple also launched a similar lottery, users can snap up their NFT for $1. More than an hour after the incident, the original administrator regained control of his login.
According to Etherscan. Allegedly, the hacker’s wallet was left with only $9121.54, and 25 ETH were suddenly transferred. However, users reported that they lost more ETH.