• A blockchain security firm reported a phishing attack involving Bored Ape NFT #4587, the latest looting target of the address 0x43c922.
• The hacker has embarked on a series of heists since the beginning of February 2023.
• The account, now labeled fake_phishing38681 on Etherscan, has only been active for about 20 days and has performed 73 recorded transactions.
Bored Ape NFT Stolen in Latest Phishing Attack
Valued at $147.8k
Blockchain security firm CertiK shared an alert involving Bored Ape NFT #4587, which was the latest looting target of the address 0x43c922. Ancilia inc., a Binance-backed web3 cybersecurity partner, identified this NFT as being stolen by the hacker whose complete address is 0x43C922deB0827b9F5B1baC648677077A66F108e5. It was last valued at 89.9 ETH (~$147,800) in its last sale on May 9, 2022.
Previous Heist Included Yacht Club NFT #3097
The other theft from the same user targeted and stole bored ape yacht club NFT #3097 which was last sold on Jan 7th 2022 for 19.8 ETH (~$33,000). It was also stolen by address 0x43C922 which is now labeled as Fake_Phishing38681 on https://t.co/lb2v6r8JU0 .
FreeNFT OG Ticket 150 Also Affected
One token worth 7Ξ was stolen from address 0xe31f3cca152fbbe45d73ef64de25d81228f8f7a7 by the same hacker address as reported by @scamsniffer_. This happened to FreeNFT OG ticket 150 on Feb 15th 2023.
Address Flagged with Multiple Reports
Etherscan has flagged the address warning other users of interacting with it due to multiple reports associated with several phishing scams filed against it. This hack is a blow to both bored ape yacht club and whole crypto space alike as these phishing scams continue to haunt people in this industry.
Exercise Caution When Transacting With Address 0x43C922
It is advised that people exercise caution when transacting with this particular address (0x43C922) as it has only been active for about 20 days yet performed 73 recorded transactions within that period.