Thief steals $1 million of Bored Ape Yacht Club NFTs with Instagram hack – #incaseyoumissedit #nft #crypto #thief #boredapeyatchclub #instagram #hack | #RoadmapforSuccess
April 25, 2022 Comments Off on Thief steals $1 million of Bored Ape Yacht Club NFTs with Instagram hack – #incaseyoumissedit #nft #crypto #thief #boredapeyatchclub #instagram #hack | #RoadmapforSuccess Technology Adam E. Williams
An illustration of a Bored Ape at the center of a vortex pulling in Meebits and CryptoPunks.

A hacker has stolen NFTs worth millions of dollars after compromising the official Instagram account for Bored Ape Yacht Club (BAYC) and using it to post a phishing link that transferred tokens out of users’ crypto wallets.

The hack was disclosed on Twitter by BAYC just before 10AM ET on Monday morning. “There is no mint going on today,” the Tweet read. “It looks like BAYC Instagram was hacked.”

Another tweet from a user unaffiliated with the project claimed to show the image that had been posted from the BAYC account, promoting an “airdrop”…

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