Unknown people withdrew about $870,000 from one of billionaire Mark Cuban’s wallets. He confirmed the hack in a comment to DL News.
User X, under the pseudonym WazzCrypto, was the first to draw attention to the incident. He said that all assets were withdrawn from a wallet that had been inactive for 160 days.
“I logged into MetaMask for the first time in months. They must have been watching,” Cuban said.
According to Etherscan, the assets withdrawn include stablecoins USDC and USDT, NFT marketplace tokens Rarible (RARI) and SuperRare (RARE), as well as other coins.
“I’m pretty sure I downloaded a version of MetaMask with some crap. […] MetaMask crashed several times. “I just stopped,” explained the billionaire.
Cuban transferred more than $2 million in USDC to the Bitcoin exchange Coinbase to save funds.
Let us recall that in June 2021, Cuban was among the victims due to the depreciation of the token of the IRON Finance project as a result of the “banking panic.”
In September 2023, hackers hacked Vitalik Buterin’s X profile and published a fraudulent post. According to blockchain analyst ZachXBT, the amount of damage exceeded $691,000.
The co-founder of Ethereum said that the hack occurred due to a SIM card swap.
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